- K&W will join Glide’s portfolio company Chr. Diener
- Gilde Healthcare is a healthcare investor
- The firm is based in Utrecht, the Netherlands
Gilde Healthcare has invested in Koscher & Würtz (K&W), a German precision surgical instruments contract manufacturer.
Spaichingen-based K&W’s acquisition follows Gilde Healthcare’s initial investment in Chr. Diener, an instrument contract manufacturing company, in July 2022.
K&W will join Chr. Diener, together employing about 300 staff members.
“K&W adds an important additional segment in form of disposable instruments to the group,” said Rafael Natanek, general partner at Gilde Healthcare Private Equity. “There is also a great strategic fit between K&W and Chr. Diener.”
Gilde Healthcare is a healthcare investor managing over €2.6 billion across its two strategies: venture & growth and private equity. The private equity fund of Gilde Healthcare invests in lower mid-market healthcare companies based in North-Western Europe.
The firm is based in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
No financial details of the transaction were disclosed.