FUNKE Digital Investments.

As a family-run media group with an entrepreneurial culture, we offer growth companies a smart partnership that goes far beyond financial investments. We use our expertise in building sustainable digital businesses, our strong reach and our broad network to grow our portfolio companies.

Customer and market proximity is important to us. Our sector focus makes us a credible and loyal partner for our portfolio companies.

Our Investment Cluster.

As a buy & build investor, we aim to acquire digital companies in the sectors Digital Publishing, Classifieds & Marketplaces as well as Digital Marketing Services.

Digital Publishing

Topic-specific content platforms with established brands
(Health, Lifestyle, Women, Tech)

Classifieds, Leads & Listings

Target group-specific classifieds (e.g. job boards, real estate portals) and adjacent lead-gen models

Digital Marketing Services

Digital agencies and local SaaS providers for SMEs

Our Investment Cluster.

As a buy & build investor, we aim to acquire digital companies in the sectors Digital Publishing, Classifieds & Marketplaces as well as Digital Marketing Services.

Our Sweet Spot.

As part of our Buy & Build strategy, FUNKE Digital Investments is looking for profitable companies.

Geographical focus: D/A/CH
Company phase: Growth / Exit
Investment volume: EUR 1 – 25 million
Investment criteria:

  • Focus on profitability
  • Path to Majority or 100% acquisition
  • Strategic fit and domain expertise
  • Scalable, digital business model
  • Recurring revenue preferred

The Investments.

Azubiyo

The job exchange for training & dual studies

Shore

Digital appointment and customer management (SaaS)

Media Partisans

Social media publisher with the well-known brands heftig.co, genius tricks and tasty treats

joblocal

Regional linking of employers and job seekers

Absolventa

Special job exchange for young professionals and academics

Passion 4 Gästezimmer

Inexpensive living on time over the brands Monteurzimmer and Pension.de

Trendence

Independent market research company on the subject of HR

Winlocal

Integrated local online marketing solutions

prettysocialmedia

The largest combined social media network of well-known publishers

Musterhaus.net

Deutschlands größtes Hausbau-Portal

uberall

Location Marketing for a Seamless “Near Me” Brand Experience

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We are looking for exciting companies that are a good fit for us. Request now!

Our
Value proposition.

  • Cash investments and fair contracts
  • Long term cooperation
  • Speed & independence
  • Easy access to the FUNKE Mediengruppe:
    Reach + synergies + expertise + network + events + resources.

Our
Value proposition.

  • Cash investments and fair contracts
  • Long term cooperation
  • Speed & independence
  • Easy access to the FUNKE Mediengruppe:
    Reach + synergies + expertise + network + events + resources.
Stephan Thurm

Stephan Thurm
CDO FUNKE Mediengruppe
General Manager FUNKE Digital

Herby Marchetti

Herby Marchetti
Investment Director

Natalie König

Natalie König
Project Manager Investments and M&A

Camillo Sprinz

Camillo Sprinz
Investment Manager