Endurance Capital was invested in the following companies (selection):

The Ecosoil-Group, headquartered in Bochum, Germany, is one of the leading German companies in the field of soil- and surface- remediation.

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Prinz Kinematics, headquartered in Stromberg in Rhineland-Palatinate, with further production sites in Ruse (Bulgaria) and Shenyang (China), is a leading manufacturer of hinge systems for the automotive industry focusing on hood and trunk hinges. Prinz Kinematics supplies German premium automobile manufacturers on a long-term basis as a tier 1 producer for numerous well-known series. Manufacturing processes include bending, stamping, welding, and assembling services.

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Endurance Capital sold its shares of Mettec-Holding GmbH in 2018 to AL-KO Kober SE.

Three companies at the Treuenbrietzen and Eisenach locations are consolidated within Mettec-Holding GmbH. These include Kohl Automotive, a supplier of well-known OEMs for medium to large pressed parts and complex, welded assemblies; GTMB Metallteilfertigung GmbH specializing in CNC turning and milling with a broadly diversified customer and industry portfolio; and GTB Bahntechnik GmbH, one of two German manufacturers of key components for train safety systems.

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Elsold GmbH & Co. KG

  • Elsold GmbH & Co. KG is the leading manufacturer of soldering products, especially for the automotive and electronics industries.
  • Elsold was acquired by Endurance Capital in 2012 as part of the JL Goslar Group. In 2013 the company moved to a newly built, state-of-the-art factory at the new location Ilsenburg, Saxony-Anhalt with the strategic goal of developing Elsold into an enterprise independent of the JL Goslar Group and to secure a strong market position in the long term.
  • Elsold has developed excellently in recent years, acquiring numerous new customers and significantly expanding its market position, especially in Europe. The company has achieved significant double-digit sales and earnings growth in recent years.
  • In October 2017, Endurance Capital AG sold Elsold GmbH & Co. KG to the TAMURA DEUTSCHLAND GmbH, a German holding company of the Japanese Tamura Group. The strategic investor from Japan is one of the leading Japanese manufacturers of electronic components and chemicals for industrial applications.


Kokinetics GmbH

  • Kokinetics GmbH, with headquarters in Kriftel (Hesse), is a leading manufacturer of structural parts for seats in the automotive sector.
  • The subsidiary, together with the management, was acquired in 2011 by means of a management buy-in. The company was fundamentally restructured and was repositioned internationally by establishing an engineering subsidiary in Detroit and acquiring a Czech manufacturing facility. Today, Kokinetics’ customers include nearly all global OEMs, as well as leading suppliers and system providers.
  • In May 2014, all shares were sold to the Chinese AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Ltd. This acquisition is a logical step in the evolution of both Kokinetics’ and AVICEM’s businesses. The two companies complement one another excellently and continue to provide Kokinetics with outstanding development opportunities.


Peters Bildungsgruppe

  • Peters Bildungsgruppe, headquartered in Waldkraiburg, is one of the largest providers of private continuing education in Germany.
  • Peters Bildungsgruppe offers professional training at 20 locations in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. The vocational training center in Waldkrainburg specializes in vocational integration and reintegration.
  • Endurance re-funded and restructured the company as part of insolvency proceedings. The procedure was completed in March 2011 and is considered the fastest performed in Germany.
  • The company was sold to the Quin Academy in two stages in 2013 and 2015.


Reformhaus Bacher

  • Reformhaus Bacher GmbH & Co. KG is the second largest health food store chain in Germany with 70 branches, mainly in North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony.
  • Endurance invested in Reformhaus Bacher in 2008 together with NRW Bank.
  • Endurance Capital has strengthened the management and re-staffed the advisory board as well as implementing various operational restructuring measures.
  • The company was sold in 2011.


Vogt electronic AG 

  • Vogt electronic AG, based in Passau, is a global manufacturer of electronic components (such as probes) and assemblies. The products are used in automotive and industrial electronics as well as telecommunications.
  • Endurance Capital, in cooperation with a German bank and an international fund, bought out the other commercial banks at Vogt electronic, and has strategically and operationally repositioned the company. A highly deficient production site was liquidated to save the company as a whole.
  • Following successful restructuring, Vogt electronic was sold to the Japanese Sumida Group.


Schaltbau AG 

  • Schaltbau AG is a listed manufacturer of components and systems for traffic engineering and supplies door and boarding systems for trains and buses among other things.
  • Endurance Capital was the largest shareholder and appointed a portion of the Supervisory Board.
  • In total, 27% of the share capital was acquired in 2003 and, in 2006, sold partly on the stock exchange.
  • From a restructuring case, Schaltbau has become a solid stock market tip and has regained full creditworthiness after 3 years.