EQT Expansion Capital II has invested in Roeser Group, a German manufacturer-neutral distributor of medical supplies to hospitals.
Roeser, with headquarters in Bochum, offers tailor-made distribution solutions, including consulting, logistics and procurement services through its two business divisions, Roeser Medical and Hospigate.
Roeser has 300 employees and works with over 900 suppliers, providing more than 800,000 different articles to its customers.
Joachim Mohme, shareholder and managing director of Roeser, says: “We are delighted to have EQT Expansion Capital on board. They will provide us with network and know how, as well as resources to further develop the company as the leading player in Germany and to increase our international business.”
A board of directors has been appointed and will include the following members from EQT’s network of industrial advisers: Werner Spinner, chairman – former member of the management board of Bayer, supervisory board member of CSM and Altana; and Peter Zuellig – founder and executive director of pharmaceutical distributor Parazelsus, former executive director of Interpacific.
“We like the management’s entrepreneurial approach, the strong market drivers and the growth potential enabling us to continue the success story of Roeser,” says Jens Moritz (pictured), partner at EQT Partners, adviser to EQT Expansion Capital.