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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 full range of Orthodontic and selected Dental products – including Orthora 200, Europe’s most popular orthodontic treatment unit, LX Master™ Mirror, an innovative dental mirror which includes different types of light and proud winner of the reddot design award 2023, as well as the biggest product offering of orthodontic parts and consumables in Switzerland representing all major international brands. As a founding member of the ICCO (Interdisciplinary Competence Center of Orthodontics) Mikrona Group supports orthodontists, dentists, oral surgeons, speech therapists and other related professionals to further improve treatment and life quality of all patients.

The integration of Mikrona and Ortho Walker into our platform is a major expansion of our offering in Orthodontics and Dental. It underscores our objective to become the undisputed market leader of Medical Product Distribution and Services in Switzerland,” stated Fabian Kroeher, Executive Director of Winterberg.

Healhcare Holding is the next step to continue our successful growth. When Beat Braegger, Lukas Gayler and I bought Mikrona as a succession case in 2014, we would have never dreamed to develop the company that far in Switzerland and internationally. With the support of a financially strong and experienced group, we will continue our success story by not only growing further organically, but also being more aggressive in external growth opportunities. We are all keeping some shares of Mikrona to be part of this exciting development – further, Lukas Gayler will stay on the Mikrona’s Board and I will – of course – stay as the CEO”, explained Fabio Fagagnini, CEO of Mikrona Group AG.

Healthcare Holding’s objective is to become Switzerland’s market leader in Medtech Services and Distribution by professionalizing its industry and offering the world’s best and most innovative products and services to Swiss customers.

About Mikrona

Mikrona, the company founded in 1959 and headquartered in Schlieren, Switzerland, is synonymous with outstanding quality in orthodontic products and devices. Mikrona is a reliable and committed partner for orthodontists, dentists and dental technicians. More than 60 years of experience in this field and the tireless commitment of numerous partners and distributors have led to Mikrona and its products gaining a regular place in renowned orthodontic and dental practices in over 30 countries worldwide.

About Ortho Walker

Ortho Walker is distributing high-end orthodontic products of internationally renowned brands in Swirtzerland since 1988 and is leading the market today, both in volume and in its unparalleled online and offline service offering. Ortho Walker always focused on innovation and continuity, while always prioritizing the distribution and use of the best available products. Therefore, it also offers a large range of trainings for orthodontic professionals.

About Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG

Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG is a prominent player in the Swiss Medtech services and distribution space, dedicated to expanding its portfolio through strategic acquisitions and collaborations. Committed to innovation and customer satisfaction, the company endeavors to set new benchmarks in the healthcare industry through cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled service.

About Winterberg Advisory GmbH

Winterberg Advisory GmbH based in Gruenwald, Germany, manages Private Equity investment funds which are primarily active in Small and Midcap Buy and Build platforms.

About Winterberg Group AG

Winterberg Group AG based in Zug, Switzerland is an independent family office investing in Small and Midcap Private Equity as well as selectively in Ventures, Real Estate and other asset classes.

For media inquiries, please contact galina.derkacheva@winterberg.group

Note to Editors: Please credit Winterberg Group for all references to provided quotes and information.

For further information about Ortho Walker Mikrona Group AG visit www.orthowalker-kieferorthopaedie.ch and for Mikrona Group AG visit www.mikrona.com.

For further information about Winterberg Group AG and Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG, please visit www.winterberg.group

This press release is prepared and distributed by Winterberg Advisory GmbH on behalf of Healthcare Holding Schweiz AG.