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Leading data-driven global platform for rare disease diagnosis

Active investment


Developer and manufacturer of submetering hardware and systems in Europe to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions

Active investment

Mehler Systems

Leading European supplier of customized, high-quality protective equipment, carrying systems and tactical clothing

Active investment


Leading provider of innovative and sustainable roof, energy and lightning protection systems

Active investment


Largest franchise system for high-quality e-bikes in the DACH region to promote sustainable mobility

Welcome to Deutsche Private Equity

Growth capital for medium-sized companies

DPE Investment Gesellschaft mbH is a capital management company that invests in medium-sized growth companies, primarily in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With a partnership-based approach, we support our portfolio companies in realizing their future potential. We do this with capital, experience and respect for entrepreneurial action. We place great value on trust and sustainability.

We have been successfully supporting companies since 2007.

Since our inception, our funds have invested in more than 40 companies as both majority and minority shareholders, made more than 140 add-on investments and thus created approximately 6,000 new jobs. Our active portfolio companies currently employ nearly 11,000 people. We are proud of the achievements of the entrepreneurs we have supported as a strategic partner.

Green Mobility Holding
Bringing the future of mobility to European workers

Deutsche Private Equity at a glance

Our mission is to promote the growth of our investments and thus create sustainable corporate value in the long term.

€ 3 bn
Total assets under management
Number of platform investments
since 2007
Number of employees in our portfolio companies
Annual revenue growth of our portfolio companies


Sep 1, 2023

Deutsche Private Equity sells its majority stake in SERCOO Group to strategic buyer Elevion Group

Deutsche Private Equity sells its majority stake in SERCOO Group to strategic buyer Elevion Group, which will become a leading service provider for biogas plants, decentralized cogeneration of heat, power and engine conversions.

Jul 27, 2023

Private Equity International: Method to the Mittelstand

Even amid a wider dealflow drought, Germany’s mid-market is thriving.

Jul 12, 2023

Deutsche Private Equity to invest in atacama Software GmbH

Deutsche Private Equity to invest in atacama Software GmbH – a software provider of innovative patient case management and documentation to statutory health insurances as well as hospitals.

May 31, 2023

Deutsche Private Equity sells Elatec: Ready for the next growth phase

Deutsche Private Equity, together with Summit Partners, has sold its stake in Elatec, the leading international developer and provider of a range of secure physical and digital access solutions, to SGT Capital.

May 26, 2023

Deutsche Private Equity sells the majority of its stake in Green Mobility Holding

Funds advised by DPE Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH (“DPE”), one of the largest growth investors in the DACH region, sell the majority of their stake in Green Mobility Holding (“GMH”), one of Europe’s leading technology-based (e-)bike leasing providers, to Rivean Capital for an undisclosed purchase price.

Creating value together

Our team of more than 50 colleagues is characterized by a spirit of partnership and a high level of expertise in their respective fields. Our professionals in the Investment and Portfolio Team have experience in investment banking, private equity or consulting, or have worked as managers in medium-sized industrial and service companies. They all have a deep understanding of the mid-market and act on an equal and highly empathetic basis.

With our investments, we create sustainable and resilient companies that accelerate their growth through our experience and network.

Guido Prehn, Partner of Deutsche Private Equity

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We are always looking for high-caliber candidates to join our team and grow with us.

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