Newsletter April 2019
BVK Investor Brief presents German funds in fundraising
Publication of BVK Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften “Private Equity Investor Brief” highlights the recent market trends for institutional investors in the German private equity and venture capital industry. The analysis includes information on selected trade sales out of German PE portfolios to strategic buyers, among them the sale of SHS IV orthopaedic company EIT to Johnson & Johnson in H2 2018. An additional section helps investors to explore funds which are in fundraising stage, among them the fifth fund of SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement focusing on medical device industry investments. The fund has already attracted more than € 100m from investors like pension schemes and family offices. The fund still accepts LP commitments until mid of 2019.