January 2018

Partners and Friends of Ufenau Capital Partners, we are delighted to announce,that Ufenau portfolio company Altano Gruppe GmbH(“Altano”) has acquired Equine Clinic Grosswallstadt(“Pferdeklinik Grosswallstadt”) and therewith expands its geographical footprint in Germany.

The Equine Clinic Grosswallstadt is a leading regional Champion specializing in equine medical diagnostics and surgery. The 53 highly qualified employees including the two renowned vets Holger Fischer and Souel Maleh treat around 6,000 patients each year. The Equine Clinic has an outstanding reputation in surgery, equine dentistry, regenerative equine medicine including stem cell therapies as well as sports medicine in addition to the general, horse-medical treatment and therapy offer.

In addition, the clinic owns a physical therapy centre for post medical treatments. Dr. Holger Fischer, CEO of the Grosswallstadt Equine Clinic: “With Ufenau and Altano, we have found a partner who, at eye level, has a good understanding of the market in order to improveour equine clinic sustainably.”

Dr. Victor Baltus, CEO of Altano, adds: “This third acquisition within 6 months is another important step in strengthening the regional presence of Altano in the greater Rhine-Main area.

We are delighted that we have found such a great partner with the Equine Clinic Grosswallstadt.”

Yours sincerely,

the Ufenau Team



About Ufenau Capital Partners

Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately owned Swiss Investor Group headquartered at the Lake Zurich which advises private investors, family offices and institutional investors with their investments in private equity. Ufenau Capital Partners is focused on investments in service companies in German-speaking Europe and invests in the Education & Lifestyle, Business Services, Healthcare and Financial Services sectors. Through a renowned Group of experienced Industry Partners (Owners, CEOs, CFOs), Ufenau Capital Partners pursues an active value-adding investment approach on eye-level with entrepreneurs and managers.


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