Deutsche Invest Capital Solutions

Deutsche Invest Capital Solutions (DICS) uses entrepreneurial capital, a multi-disciplinary approach and a broad network to create and act on attractive investment opportunities.

Pinsami is a privately owned food manufacturer operating in the high digestibility alternative bakery sector. The company, headquartered in Reggio Emilia, has developed pinsa, a pre-baked dough with soja, rice and what flours that undergoes a longer levitation process and maintains a crispy outside and a soft and airer inside. Given the new product category the company has been growing its sales in triple digit numbers with an above average industry profitability. DICP plans to continue this growth with increased penetration in Italy and expansion internationally. In addition, an expansion of the product offering is also expected in the next 2-3 years.

Deutsche Invest Capital Solutions (DICS) is part of the Deutsche Invest Capital Partners group (DICP), an entrepreneur-backed alternative multi-asset investment manager with over €4.0B assets under management across four asset classes.

DICS creates and acts on attractive investment opportunities in Europe, in particular in the DACH region. DICS opportunistically invests across the capital structure leveraging the proprietary network of its leadership team and shareholders.

DICS, its founders and leadership team are deeply embedded and trusted in the DACH economy. Among its core investors are some of the most respected European entrepreneurial families as well as institutional investors.

Typical transactions include:

– Corporate Carve-Outs
– Leveraged Buy-Outs
– Growth Investments


Key Features of an Investment Situation:

  • Location: DACH region and selected European opportunities
  • Sectors: technology, financial services, consumer & retail, industrials and business services
  • Transaction Size: typically, min. €10M, equity or hybrid
  • Investment Horizon: 3-5 years
  • Equity Return Target: 20% IRR
  • Target Share: majority / protected minority holding
  • Control: generally, board seat and active strategic involvement
  • Co-investors: typically partnering with industry, financial sponsors or entrepreneurs

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Dr. Rüdiger Schmid-Kühnhöfer

Managing Partner DICS

Armin Weiland

Managing Director DICS

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