The better option.
Since 2000, ALLEGRA CAPITAL has operated as a private equity firm with a focus on the acquisition of medium-sized corporate subsidiaries in special situations. As a fast, fair and flexible partner for portfolio realignment, ALLEGRA CAPITAL acquires loss-generating subsidiaries, thus freeing the parent company from the cash drain, the burden and the many difficulties caused by the subsidiary.
All steps throughout the entire acquisition process are designed and carried out with a maximum of confidentiality, speed and flexibility. ALLEGRA CAPITAL then guides the acquired companies with a systematic and long-term approach out of their current state towards a positive and promising future. All of ALLEGRA CAPITAL´s engagements have been successful so far.
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Difficult situations are our specialty. We are specialized in successfully handling companies undergoing significant change or reorganization or being confronted by special and complex situations.
ALLEGRA CAPITAL examines potential acquisitions with absolute confidentiality – without compromise.
We develop solutions that make sense for all parties – rapidly, creatively and equitably.
An able ALLEGRA CAPITAL team gets involved with creating positive future prospects of the company.
After acquisition, we aim to form partnerships with employees for the benefit of the company.
In collaboration with the company’s employees a strategy is developed and very systematically and consistently implemented.
When facing restructuring cases, we do not only focus on adjustments of cost structures, but also on growth strategies.
In addition to its know-how, ALLEGRA CAPITAL can also provide its access to capital and its broad network of contacts.
We are a highly qualified team including former McKinsey and BCG consultants and successful managers with turnaround experience.
Dr. Hendrik Heinze
Dr. Hendrik Heinze is the CEO of ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH.
Dr. Hendrik Heinze went to university in Harvard, St. Gallen, and Erlangen-Nürnberg. Afterwards, he worked as a manager for McKinsey & Company. He was serving leading clients nationally and internationally, e.g. investment banks, commercial banks, and industrial corporations. He primarily led projects of developing and implementing programs to fundamentally realign clients in a strategic and operational way, e.g. with regard to corporate finance, risk management, reorganization, and growth. Dr. Hendrik Heinze managed a medium-sized industrial company as single shareholder and CEO and achieved growth of profit and sales by strategic and operational measures.
Dr. Dirk O. Keck
Dr. Keck is director with ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH.
He completed his doctoral and undergraduate studies of engineering at the university of Stuttgart.
Dr. Keck worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
He was in charge of sales and marketing of an electronics company in the USA and of R&D in Germany.
Christian Krause has specialized in M&A and Corporate Finance.
He studied physics at King’s College, London und in Berlin.
After his studies Christian Krause worked as a consultant for Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Afterwards, Christian Krause worked in industrial and corporate finance companies.
Dr. Bruno Gross
Dr. Gross has specialized in strategy and technology.
He went to the universities of Munich and Vancouver for his doctoral and undergraduate studies of physics.
After his PhD program Dr. Gross worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Afterwards Dr. Gross was CEO and shareholder of a laser technology company.
Jürgen König has spezialized in strategy development and controlling of medium-sized companies.
He studied business administration at the university of Augsburg.
After his studies he worked for Arthur Andersen, where he became project manager.
Mr. König has served a large number of medium-sized companies as an independent consultant and interim manager respectively, primarily focusing on strategy and controlling.
Klaus Pieger has specialized in reorganization, production, and controlling of medium-sized companies.
Mr. Pieger studied business administration in Nürnberg.
After his studies he joined a medium-sized company, where he soon got promoted to chief financial officer.
During his further career he was senior advisor with Rödl & partner consulting GmbH.
Mr. Pieger led several medium-sized companies as CEO.
Companies we guide.
ALLEGRA CAPITAL has been engaged in a range of sectors since 2000, including medical technology, optics, software, IT services, electronics, display elements, automotive supply, special materials, plant engineering, trade, environmental consulting, logistics and corporate services.
Sellers have included, for example, reputable corporations like Alstom, Norwegian Post, Sandoz Family Foundation, Leica Camera, Steiff, Cancom, Miba and Vesuvius.
So far, each of ALLEGRA CAPITAL’s engagements has been successful. We firmly believe that our success is based on our strict adherence to our Business Principles.
As common in the private equity industry, companies are typically each held independently by specific holding companies, advised by ALLEGRA CAPITAL and are run independently.
A holding company advised by ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH successfully sold its portfolio company Pirobase Imperia GmbH, a leading provider of customized enterprise software, to a Swiss IT company.
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The German private equity firm ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH has acquired two high-end printing companies from the Sandoz Family Foundation in Switzerland. Genoud Entreprise d’arts graphiques SA and Musumeci S.p.A, two market leaders in graphic arts printing, were purchased by a holding company advised by Munich-based ALLEGRA CAPITAL, which focuses on corporate divestitures in special situations.
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A holding company advised by ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH successfully sold its portfolio company VGT-DYKO GmbH to a German family office.The holding company advised by ALLEGRA CAPITAL had acquired VGT-DYKO in 2013 from Vesuvius Group. As a portfolio company, VGT-DYKO was developed to a leading, growing and highly profitable company within the refractory industry.
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The German private equity firm ALLEGRA CAPITAL acquires Bring Citymail, a leading provider of postal services in Sweden, from Posten Norge (Norway Post).
- Bring Citymail is the second largest player in the Swedish postal market
- Revenues of close to SEK 2 billion (EUR 200 million) in 2017
- Seller Posten Norge
- ALLEGRA CAPITAL GmbH is a German private equity firm focused on European corporate divestitures in special situations
- Bring Citymail to be rebranded back to Citymail