Wittur GmbH, Wiedenzhausen, Germany


Capvis participation:


Transaction type:

Management Buyout


EUR 340m



Ownership structure:

Sold to Bain Capital in 2015




Wittur is the world?s leading independent supplier of components for the elevator industry. Core products include doors, safety components and gearless drives, as well as cars, slings, counterweight frames and hydraulic drives. These are designed for both new installations and modernisation projects. The Wittur Group operates eleven production plants around the globe, serving its customers via sales companies based in 21 countries.

Together with Triton as well as a Co-Investor and the Management, Capvis acquired the company from previous owners Goldman Sachs, Cerberus and Credit Suisse.


Wittur was sold to Bain Capital in 2015.