Helvetica Capital AG

We secure the long-term succession and strengthen the shareholder base of POLYGENA AG.

The family holding company WISTAMA of the Karl Stadler family, together with Helvetica Capital, is broadening its sponsorship of its SME holding company POLYGENA AG in order to proactively strengthen the shareholder base and secure the succession. WISTAMA remains the largest single shareholder in the new ownership structure and continues to be actively involved in the board of directors and management. Together with Helvetica Capital AG and its Swiss Entrepreneur Investor Platform as well as the management of Helvetica Capital AG and POLYGENA AG, this creates optimal conditions for the further successful development of the POLYGENA Group.

Helvetica Capital AG

Sale of ILAG Group

Helvetica Capital AG and its affiliated entrepreneur investors have sold ILAG Group (ILAG), a specialist company for the production of non-stick coatings based in Wangen (Switzerland), to listed Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) from Japan. The transaction was completed in July 2019.

Helvetica Capital AG

We bring Schulthess Maschinen Ltd. back to Swiss co-ownership.

The NIBE Group is divesting Schulthess Maschinen AG and becomes the majority shareholder in a new ownership structure together with Helvetica Capital AG and its Swiss Entrepreneur Investor Platform and with Mr. Thomas Marder, CEO and Mr. Martin Keller, CFO of Schulthess Maschinen AG.

Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd.

More venture capital for SMEs

In order to strengthen its commitment to business, Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd. is now increasing its total investment by a further 70 million Swiss francs. This means that a total of 200 million Swiss francs – 30 million of which is invested in fintechs – is now available.

Perspective Robotics AG

An aerial robotics design and manufacturing firm

Fotokite is dedicated to improving the safety and speed of public safety team operations, such as fire brigades, where it provides invaluable aerial situational awareness information to firefighters and first responders to help manage complex, safety-critical situations.

Assetmax AG

Everything under one roof: the software solution for independent wealth managers

Assetmax AG is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of IT platforms for independent asset managers and banks in Switzerland. Its software enables reduction of repetitive tasks by consistently automating and outsourcing business processes.

Neo Medical SA

Revolution in the operating room

Very few people are spared from back pain over their lifetimes. The rest of us will have to seek help for it at least occasionally. Sometimes surgery is unavoidable due to an accident, excessive strain, or a genetic defect.

Ava AG

A cycle tracker for the 21st century

Ava is a start-up that was founded in Switzerland and has its headquarters in Zurich and San Francisco. The company has developed a wristband of the same name with an associated mobile app, which through the recording of various physiological parameters provides women with information about their own cycle and their health in general.