Apax Partners specialises in the following sectors: healthcare, information technology, telecommunications, retail and consumer products, media and financial Services.
Currently, Apax Partners’ emphasis in Germany is on evaluating investments in large management buyouts and management buy-ins with sales of over E50 million and in high growth companies. The minimum amount invested is between E5 million and E8 million, with no maximum limit. In the areas of biotechnology, information technology and telecommunications, Apax Partners is also interested in companies that are in the research or start-up stages. An investment of under E5 million is possible in these three industries.
Recent transactions include Autonomy Corporation, Ciao.com, Cosmix, metaGen, Cortologic, EasyEverything, Healy Hudson, Lexicon, Thompson Infomedia, Tropolys, Versicor, Webraska Mobile Technologies and 12snap.