GESCO AG: Specialist for succession issues

As a longterm investor, GESCO acquires successfull industrial SMEs. Since our founding in 1989, we have built up a strong group of „hidden champions“, market and technology leaders. GESCO went public on 24 March 1998. GESCO's shares are listed in the Prime Standard.

Our approach ist longterm-oriented and sustainable: We continue proven business models and develop them further. Our central task is to utilise growth potential and to ensure the future of the Group in the long term. By doing so, we create added value for shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers and business partners of all kind.

Our strategy: SME-based, entrepreneurial, long-term

They are known as pearls of the Mittelstand, or hidden champions – well-managed, successfully positioned companies. They score points with their typical SME strengths: intimacy with the market, customer orientation, highly innovative, and also efficient decision-making. GESCO SE identifies these pearls and acquires them, giving them a long-term home within the Group. 

See the comprehensive strategy of GESCO SE

The GESCO management team: SME-based, entrepreneurial, experienced

Entrepreneurial thinking guides the actions of the Executive Board, as it does those of the Supervisory Board. They feel a joint commitment to corporate management that is founded on sustainability

Short biographies of Executive Board and Supervisory Board members

Sustainability – at GESCO it is more than a phrase

Sustainability is deeply rooted in GESCO’s DNA: The majority of our companies are many decades old. As a long-term investor, we continue their proven business models and develop them further, together with the company’s management. Without sustainable management, these SMEs would not be where they are today.

Sustainability from the outset