Who we are

The Peppermint Group

Peppermint Holding GmbH is an owner-managed group of companies employing over 650 people at seven locations in Europe.

In our business units we develop and produce innovative textiles, manage a venture capital fund (focus on digital health) and hold shares in various technology companies.

What drives us is the joy of innovation, the will to continue to grow sustainably, and the need to support the society that sustains us.

Peppermint Group Milestones

<br> 2020


2020

Establishment of a new business unit: Peppermint AMCC - for textile and textile-based innovations in the areas of performance, sustainability and digitalization


2020

Sale of Scienion AG to CELLINK, a Swedish listed company, which is a leader in bioprinting and liquid handling

With this transaction, the first Peppermint Venture Capital Fund was closed and Peppermint Holding acquired approximately 1% of the shares in Cellink


2020

As part of the termination of the fund, Peppermint Holding acquired approximately 17% of CellAct Pharma

Cellact develops innovative chemotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer


2020

Investment in ETHCL Food Labs with the brands OH MY DOUGH and TZAMPAS


2019

Investment in blockchain technology to protect product counterfeiting through interest in authentic network


2019

Start of the technical center: AMCC (Advanced Materials Competence Center)


2019

Ertex International: New construction of a production hall in Codlea, Romania


2017

Major fire at the Color Textil finishing factory in Frankenberg, business unit had to be liquidated as a result of the fire

since
2005

Ertex International is founded in Romania

since
2001

ZKS Miletin in the Czech Republic is acquired

since
2000

Engagement Venture Capital


1997

Founding of the Peppermint Group; this includes the acquisition of ZKS, Ertex and Color Textil

since
1883

ZKS and Ertex

The Management

Advancing the company together with the Peppermint team – utilising strengths, adding value, leading responsibly.

INGEBORG NEUMANN Founder & Managing Partner

“Corporate responsibility and social commitment are key to the way we think and act. Our long-term success relies on sustainable management and supporting the community that nourishes us.”

MARCUS BAUMBACHManaging Partner

“Our focus is on establishing and maintaining client relationships that are based on partnerships. High product quality, unconditional delivery reliability and a passion for innovations are the key elements.”

Peppermint in figures

Peppermint in figures

600+ employees
7 European locations
€90 million sales (rounded)
135+ years of corporate history