Software investor with its third acquisition since inception in 2017 Private equity investor “DRS Investment GmbH” (DRS) complees its third software transaction in the second year of DRS’ existence by acquiring a majority stake in software specialist Electric Paper Evaluationssysteme GmbH (EPE). EPE specializes in software solutions for conducting surveys that are automatically created, completed […]

DRS Investment follows its own principles and applies them in its own team as well as in the management of its own portfolio companies. A key principle for DRS is to find and develop good employees. This also includes “protecting” employees – especially from other employees with a negative influence. Consistency and courage are required […]

M&A advisors regulary present DRS Investment potential transactions – interesting and less interesting ones. What is “interesting” or “uninteresting” for us cannot always be clearly assessed in advance by M&A advisors and sellers. The evaluation by DRS says little about whether a company is interesting or uninteresting per se, but rather about the question of […]

In 2004 the then SPD chairman Franz Müntefering launched the “grasshopper debate” in which “anonymous investors” were equated with grasshopper plagues. From our point of view an excessive exaggeration, but with a true core… Since then, the term “grasshopper” has been regarded in German political usage as a devaluing animal metaphor for private equity companies […]

Matthias Schneck changes to DRS Investment Munich, 11 July 2019 – Software investor DRS Investment GmbH is strengthening its team with M&A expert Matthias Schneck. After 13 years with the AURELIUS Group, where he most recently was Managing Partner of AURELIUS Wachstumskapital, Schneck is joining DRS Investment. With this step, DRS Investment will complete its […]

Software investor with first holding in Switzerland Munich/Germany, December 12, 2018 – The private equity company DRS Investment GmbH makes the second investment in its first full financial year and acquires 100 percent of all shares of the Swiss software company XELOG AG. The logistics software specialist has been developing intralogistics solutions for companies in […]

New Operating Partner at DRS Investment Munich, 15 March 2018 – Software investor DRS Investment GmbH is expanding its team to include Dr. Sven Abels as IT expert. As a software entrepreneur and founder of Ascora GmbH, Dr. Abels contributes his in-depth technical knowledge in the field of software development and his knowledge of the […]

New private equity player starts with first investment in German market Munich/Germany, 22 March 2018 – The private investment company DRS Investment acquires the software company Ascora GmbH from company founder Dr. Sven Abels. He will remain in the company as managing director and has re-invested 50 percent into the anchor investment in order to […]