International private equity investor Bridgepoint acquires a majority stake in PharmaZell from DPE Deutsche Private Equity and Maxburg Capital Partners. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

PharmaZell is a leading independent manufacturer of pharmaceutical active ingredients (API) in the highly stable and specialized API market. The company has a diversified portfolio of more than 70 active ingredients and holds a leading position in the industry of products for the treatment of respiratory, inflammatory and liver diseases, which are favored by changing lifestyles. Many of the company’s products require special treatment procedures and/or technologies. PharmaZell, headquartered in Raubling (near Munich), operates four state-of-the-art production and R&D locations in Germany, Italy and India and employs more than 900 people worldwide.

Bridgepoint manages over 29 billion euros, which are provided by global investors. These include public and private pension funds, asset managers, family offices, independent authorities and insurance companies around the world.

Blättchen & Partner advised the management of PharmaZell as part of the sale with Prof. Dr. Alexander Götz.


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