The Peppermint Group

Peppermint Holding GmbH is an owner-operated group of companies that employs more than 650 people.

We are driven by the joy of innovation, the desire for sustainable growth and the need to support the community that keeps us going.

The Management

The Management

Advancing the Group 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 Baumbach

Managing 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 Group Milestones

How it all began.


Founding of the Peppermint Group; this included the acquisition of spinning mill ZKS, Jacquard weaving mill ERTEX and processing plant Color Textil.

since 2000

Engagement with Venture Capital

since 2001

Since 2001 the acquisition of the ZKS spinning mill in Miletin, Czech Republic.

since 2005

Jacquard weaving mill Ertex International is founded in Romania.


Major fire at the Color Textil printing and finishing plant in Frankenberg, business unit closed as a result of the fire.


Jacquard weaving mill Ertex International: Constructure of a new production hall in Codlea, Romania.


Investment in blockchain technology to protect against product counterfeiting with a stake in authentic network, Chemnitz.


Merger of the food start-up TZAMPAS, founded in 2018, with ETHCL Food Labs and continuation of the OH MY DOUGH and TZAMPAS brands.


Sale of Scienion AG to CELLINK, a publicly traded company in Sweden that is a leader in the field of bioprinting and liquid handling.

This transaction saw the closure of the first Peppermint venture capital fund and Peppermint Holding taking around 1% of Cellink shares.


As part of the fund termination, Peppermint Holding took over approx. 17% of CellAct Pharma.

Cellact develops innovation chemotherapy treatments for cancer.


Peppermint becomes lead investor in, increasing its investment in blockchain technology against product counterfeiting.


Investment in SmartLab Solutions. SmartLab Solutions develops and implements end-to-end solutions for lab digitalisation for both academic and industrial research.


Investment in R3 Solutions GmbH in Berlin and thus investment in the new core segment Wireless Technologies & Sensorics.
R3 offers simple solutions for intelligent wireless controls of the future.