HTGF Funds

Since 2005, the HTGF has launched three funds and has around 1.3 billion euros under management. At first closing, HTGF IV, High-Tech Gründerfonds’ fourth fund, has already secured commitments for more than 400 million euros. The investment period will start in the fall of 2022. So far, more than 670 high-tech start-ups have been financed. Investments are made purely based on market criteria. More than 160 successful exits, including IPOs, have already been realized. Emma became part of Haniel. AMCS acquired Quentic. c-LEcta was acquired by Kerry. Mister Spex went public on the German stock exchange and Rebelle on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market. These are just a few examples of successful exits and IPOs from the HTGF portfolio.

HTGF IV (starts in autumn 2022)

Type: Closed-end fund
Established: 2021
Investment period: 5 years (Starts in autumn 2022)
Fund volume: more than 400 million euros
Fund investors at first closing (excerpt): Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital, Acondis GmbH, adesso, ALTANA AG, Leaps by Bayer, BÜFA, GBU Gesellschaft für Beteiligungen an mittelständischen Unternehmen mbH, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Robert Bosch GmbH, Brückner Group, Bert Wilden New Trends GmbH, CEWE, Deutsche Bank, Dräger, DÜRR DENTAL, Etengo, Evonik Venture Capital GmbH, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Volksbank eG – Die Gestalterbank, Haniel, HÜBNER-Gruppe, Hettich, igus, KARL MAYER GROUP, MEDICE, media + more venture, Orca Venture, PwC (Deutschland), QIAGEN, R-Biopharm, SAP.iO, Schwarz Gruppe, Vantage Value, VOCO GmbH, WACKER und Wilh. Werhahn KG.

HTGF III

Type: Closed-end fund
Established: 2017
Investment period: 5 years
Fund volume: 319,5 million euros
Fund investors: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, KfW Capital, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, ALTANA, BASF, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, B.Braun, Robert Bosch, BÜFA, CEWE, Deutsche Post DHL, Dräger, 1&1 AG, EVONIK, EWE AG, FOND OF, Haniel, Hettich, Knauf, Körber, LANXESS, media + more venture Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG, PHOENIX CONTACT, Postbank, QIAGEN, RWE Generation SE, SAP, Schufa, Schwarz Group, STIHL, Thüga, Vector Informatik, WACKER and Wilh. Werhahn KG.

HTGF II

Type: Closed-end fund
Established: 2011
Investment period: 6 years
Fund volume: 304 million euros
Fund investors: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, KfW and Altana commercial enterprises, BASF, B.Braun, Bosch, Bayer, CEWE, Evonik , Daimler, Deutsche Post, Lanxess, media + more, Metro AG, Qiagen, Innogy SE, SAP, Tengelmann, Telekom, Zeiss

HTGF I

Type: Closed-end fund
Established: 2005
Investment period: 6 years
Fund volume: 272 million euros
Investors: Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, KfW and commercial enterprises BASF, Siemens, Telekom, Daimler, Bosch, Zeiss