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Advancy Deutschland successfully advised DPE Deutsche Private Equity in the acquisition of Euro-Druckservice on the commercial due diligence.



The current shareholders of Euro-Druckservice GmbH (EDS) have agreed to sell their shares in the company to funds advised by DPE Deutsche Private Equity Management III GmbH (DPE), a Munich based independent German investment company. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant competition authorities. The parties have agreed not to disclose details of the transaction.


EDS, headquartered in Passau, Germany, employs c. 1,500 employees across five countries and is the leading provider of print marketing solutions for retailers in CEE with revenues of € 275m in FY2016. With an unmatched footprint in the region and #1 positions in all its core markets, EDS is the partner of choice to support its clients’ consumer marketing efforts through printed leaflets.


DPE is an independent German investment company. DPE’s equity capital promotes the growth and supports the process of succession of medium-sized businesses. DPE provides between €5 million and €100 million equity capital for each company, focusing mainly on sectors with fundamental and longstanding intact market developments. Founded in 2007, DPE has since successfully launched three funds, managing total assets of € 1.2bn. Since its foundation, DPE has invested in 21 companies both as majority and minority shareholders and pursued 47 add-on investments.


Advancy is a leading strategy consulting firm with German offices in Munich and Düsseldorf. With a strong focus on industry know-how, Advancy is an internationally reknown partner for strategic and commercial due diligences for all major international investment firms. The project-team was lead by Hendrik Haas, Senior Partner – h.haas(at)advancy.de