GHD is the market leader for homecare services in Germany providing medical devices to patients at home. GHD operates an integrated business model including own production of e.g. ostomy bags and pharmaceuticals to the oncology market as well as wholesale/logistics services. GHD was founded in 1992 and since then has built a market leading position in the German homecare market with a national presence.

The business is headquartered in Ahrensburg, near Hamburg, and GHD employs among others over 800 trained medical experts.

Value creation strategy
  • Organic growth via leveraging strong market position
  • Increased penetration of existing segments and via add-on acquisitions
  • Focus on operational excellence
Investment history
  • Acquired in September 2010
  • Sold to Nordic Capital in August 2014

Press releases
IK Investment Partners to sell GHD
IK Investment Partners acquires majority stake in GHD GesundHeits GmbH Deutschland, the market leader for homecare services in Germany
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