Panel: Private equity perspectives on the Mittelstand – Opportunities and challenges
The Mittelstand has been the backbone of the German economy and continues to be a focal point for private equity interest. As this dynamic sector undergoes transformation, understanding the intricacies of dealmaking in the Mittelstand has become paramount. Experts have cited the resilience and innovation in the space as unparalleled as the sector continues to attract global interest. Consolidation is also expected in the Mittelstand in sectors such as tech, healthcare, and life sciences. Upcoming situations include the potential sale of family-owned biologics CDMO IDT Biologika. Panellists will discuss:
- How have trends in dealmaking in the Mittelstand evolved in recent years? What are the emerging patterns and strategies employed by private equity professionals in navigating Mittelstand transactions?
- How have Mittelstand companies adapted and innovated in the face of economic volatility?
- How does familial structure impact deal dynamics, and what considerations should be made when dealing with these entities?
- How can private equity professionals collaborate with Mittelstand companies to foster mutually beneficial partnerships? Are there specific sectors where collaboration is particularly promising?
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