Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen

(“HQIB”) is a long-term investment holding that acquires and sustainably develops small- and medium-sized companies. HQIB is an investment initiative of the Harald Quandt family and a small number of selected (industrial) families and partners.


Long-term oriented investment holding

Our long-term investment horizon leads to the following advantages for our portfolio companies:

  • We are able to support long-term and sustainable growth strategies of our portfolio companies as our investment approach is not subject to any maturity restrictions or fixed holding periods
  • Together with our portfolio companies, we can focus on their core business as we do not have to conduct fundraising on a regular basis, nor do we continuously prepare divestment processes
  • We can offer considerable synergies and a broad network for the cross-industry exchange of know-how and experience as well as products and services through a well diversified investment portfolio


Our offer

We do not only offer capital, but also create substantial value-add for the growth of our portfolio companies through our comprehensive operational and strategic experience. Our portfolio companies also gain access to domestic and international business partners, including the global network of the Harald Quandt family, which has been built over five generations.


Our mission statement

Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen is a long-term investment holding that invests in established, forward-thinking and technically as well as technologically advanced growth companies in the market areas of safety & security, digitalization and healthcare. Our objective is the sustainable long-term value creation of our portfolio companies while representing a fair and collaborative partnership approach with co-shareholders, managers and employees, taking into account political, social and environmental implications.


Our vision

Establishing of Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen as the leading partner for entrepreneurs, industrial families and founders of small and medium-sized companies in order to successfully realize their opportunities and prospects for a sustainably positive development for the benefit of all stakeholders.