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Navigating the Storm: A Comprehensive Ransomware Response Guide

In the dynamic landscape of digital threats, ransomware stands as a formidable challenge for modern organisations. Drawing from the firsthand experiences of Winterberg Group’s portfolio companies and insights from Executive Director Fabian Kroeher, this guide unfolds a strategic approach to ransomware incidents, illustrating the nuances of managing such crises effectively. The Initial Strike: Isolate to […]

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Press Release: Healthcare Holding/Winterberg Acquire MCM Medsys AG

Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG, a Prominent Swiss Medtech Services and Distribution Group Managed by Winterberg Advisory GmbH, Expands its Portfolio with the Acquisition of MCM Medsys AG.   Baar, Switzerland – April 2024   Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG has successfully completed the acquisition of MCM MedsysAG (“MCM”), thereby expanding its product range. This acquisition enriches […]

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Press Announcement: Fabio Fagagnini appointed CEO of Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG

The Swiss Fabio Fagagnini has been appointed CEO of Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG by the board of directors with immediate effect. The leading Swiss Medtech Services and Distribution Group was founded in 2021 as an acquisition holding and has so far acquired four medium-sized companies.   Zug, Schweiz – April 3rd, 2024   Upon completing […]

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Press release: Winterberg teams up with KKA to accelerate its Swiss healthcare buy & build platform

Winterberg Group, the investment team managing Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG, a leading Swiss Medtech Services and Distribution Group, teams up with KKA Partners, a Berlin-based private equity firm that invests in leading SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.   Zug, Switzerland – March 2024   Winterberg Advisory GmbH and KKA Management GmbH have successfully increased […]

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Leveraging AI in Private Equity: The Human-AI Synergy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just a buzzword in the modern business landscape; it’s a tool that is reshaping industries worldwide, including the nuanced sector of private equity. At Winterberg Group, we are trying to pioneer the blend of AI capabilities with irreplaceable insights of human analysis. This synergy is driving a new era of […]

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Revolutionizing Value-Added Distribution Businesses: Enhancing Value Through Consolidation

Introduction It’s becoming crucial for smaller companies in distribution with heavy service components to team up with larger groups. This is especially true for those facing the growing expectations of customers and dealing with more complex operations. This article dives into how consolidation creates unprecedented value for the customers. We’ll focus on key factors like […]

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How Digital Sales Channels Disrupt SME Sales in Distribution and Services

The entrepreneurial spirit, a cornerstone of the global economy, has traditionally thrived on personal relationships, handshakes and a keen understanding of local markets. But the tide is turning. A digital tsunami is reshaping the way businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), connect with customers and drive sales. The digitization of sales channels is massively […]

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Pros and Cons of Buy and Build Strategies in PE

In the dynamic private equity world, the buy-and-build strategy has emerged as a compelling value creation and portfolio growth approach. This strategy involves acquiring a platform company and expanding its reach and capabilities through strategic acquisitions of complementary businesses. By carefully selecting and integrating these add-on acquisitions, private equity firms can unlock significant synergies, enhance […]

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Press Release: Healthcare Holding/Winterberg Acquires Mikrona Group AG

Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG, a Leading Swiss Medtech Services and Distribution Group, managed by Winterberg Advisory GmbH, expands Portfolio with Mikrona Group AG acquisition.   Baar, Switzerland – November 2023   Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG has successfully acquired Mikrona Group AG. Mikrona Group, including its business unit Ortho Walker, expands Healthcare Holding’s offering by the […]

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Landscaping Mid- and Small Cap Private Equity in Austria

Austria is home to a thriving mid- and small-cap private equity market, with Vienna serving as the country’s primary hub for private equity activity. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Austrian targets from domestic and international investors. This is partly due to the country’s strong economic fundamentals, attractive business environment and […]

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