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Investment Strategy

Our Approach

DBH Investment is a hands-on proactive and supportive operational investor with a long- term investment horizon. We guide the management teams of our portfolio companies to reach the next level of growth and performance with strategic advise. Our collaborative approach, industry experience, and creative ideas help our partners to succeed. We deliver real operational improvement. Our unique value proposition is to prepare portfolio companies to conquer new markets.

Sectors

Our seasoned managing partners target investments where they can leverage their decades of industry and operational experience. Focus is on the pharma-/biotech, healthtech, greentech sectors and circular economy solutions.

Geography

We target investments in Europe with a special focus on the high-growth markets of the Central and Eastern European region.

Stage

We specialize in seed, growth-stage companies and corporate/academic spin-offs, as well as transactions including private companies and portfolio acquisitions.
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Target Companies

  • We are looking for high-quality products or services with strong technical USP, as well as strong organic and/or acquisitive growth potential
  • Our portfolio companies must be scalable and saleable
  • We target companies in the pharmaceuticals, healthtech, biotechnology, and greentech sectors, as well as circular economy solutions
  • We insist on solid ESG credentials (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investment criteria, ideally a positive environmental impact
  • Companies in growth-stage are preferred, nevertheless we have proven track record in seed stage companies as well
  • We exclude investments in any and all controversial sectors (e.g., conflict minerals, nuclear weapons, cluster bombs) or companies embroiled in human rights violations
  • Companies based in Europe, with a special focus on the Central and Eastern European region
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Do not hesitate to contact us

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Our Investors

  • The Limited Partners of our funds include some of the most recognized investors in the PE/VC asset class
  • The vast majority are institutional investors, e.g. investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, etc.
  • We also pride ourselves on partnering with selected family offices/HNWIs. The LP check size typically varies between EUR 1-12m

New Sustainable Development & Technology Fund

Mission

Our new venture capital fund aims to address pressing global challenges humanity is facing today. By accelerating the transformation of science and technology into industrial success, we aspire to make significant positive environmental impact.

Investments

The Fund will promote sustainable developments while also delivering market-rate financial returns. The beneficial non-financial impacts of the investments are quanitifed with clearly defined environmental, societal, and governance (ESG) benchmark criteria.

Size

We are in the process of raising 30+ million EUR for the Sustainable Development Fund.

Timing

Expected launch: Q3 2021

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