SHS appoints Manfred Ulmer-Weber to board

Issuer: SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH / Key word(s): Personnel/Private Equity
18.08.2022 / 11:50 CET/CEST
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Managing Partner SHS Manfred Ulmer-Weber

Tubingen / 18.08.2022

Manfred Ulmer-Weber has been appointed to the board of SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH. Ulmer-Weber will be jointly responsible for allocating the Tübingen-based sector specialist’s new SHS VI fund. The additional managing partner is a local SHS and started his career with SHS in 2010.

The shareholders of SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH have appointed Manfred Ulmer-Weber as additional managing director effective July 15, 2022. SHS is a private equity investor investing in innovative companies in the healthcare, life sciences, life and medical technology. Investments focus on financing expansion, shareholder changes and succession situations. The shareholders are Sascha Alilovic, Hubertus Leonhardt, Dr. Bernhard Schirmers and Uwe Steinbacher.

Manfred Ulmer-Weber, born in 1985, studied international business administration at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen and at the Strasbourg School of Management. He started his career at SHS during his studies as an intern for the company. At the end of his internship, he stayed on as an intern student and, based on his outstanding performance and flair for the industry, was offered a position as SHS Investment Manager in 2010. This has was followed by his appointment as Senior Investment Manager in 2012 and Partner in 2019.

Manfred is a board member and shareholder of SHS Funds, for example in the fast growing holding companies Develco Pharma Schweiz AG, TRI Dental Implants Int. AG and Blazejewski MEDI-TECH GmbH.

“We are also targeting new investments in the healthcare sector in the coming quarters,” continues Ulmer-Weber. “With our sixth generation of funds, we offer equity solutions for fast-growing companies and succession situations as a specialist sector investor.”

“We are very pleased to appoint our long-time colleague and partner to the Executive Board”, explains Hubertus Leonhardt, Managing Partner. “Manfred will play an important role in implementing the investment strategy of our new generation of SHS VI funds.”

SHS has a four-member management team, consisting of Ulmer-Weber, Sascha Alilovic, Hubertus Leonhardt and Uwe Steinbacher. Ulmer-Weber succeeds retired Managing Partner and Founder Dr. Bernhard Schirmers, who continues to serve as a transitional Founding Partner due to his retirement.

About SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH

SHS Capital is a private equity provider founded in 1993 which invests in healthcare companies in Europe. Investments focus on financing expansion, shareholder changes and succession situations. “Building European Healthcare Champions” is the investment philosophy according to which SHS finances and develops its portfolio companies. The Tübingen-based investor takes minority and majority stakes. Domestic and international investors in SHS funds include pension funds, funds of funds, foundations, family offices, strategic investors, entrepreneurs and the SHS management team. The capital investment of the company registered with the AIFM amounts to 50 million euros. Larger volumes can be achieved with a network of co-investors. In its investment decisions, SHS attaches great importance to taking ESG aspects into account and is therefore committed to respecting the guidelines of the UN PRI. SHS is currently investing over €200m from its sixth fund, launched in 2022.

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