AOE, Wiesbaden (Germany)

Bespoke enterprise solutions


AOE is headquartered in Wiesbaden (Germany), employs nearly 200 highly skilled experts in agile software development and operates in a market with significant tailwinds, driven by cloud transformation, digitalization of business processes and increasingly complex data and privacy requirements. According to its motto: “Talents. Enabling. Tech.”, AOE is described by its customers as a speedboat and valued as a co-creation partner and individual software developer for complex end-to-end (frontend and backend) solutions alike. AOE has broad experience in various industries, including e-commerce, telecommunications, aviation, healthcare, manufacturing, fintech or governmental.    

First invested
August 2023
Revenues 2022

As of 31 December 2023



Ragnar Geerdts
Ragnar Geerdts
Ragnar Geerdts
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Ragnar Geerdts

Managing Director

Ragnar Geerdts joined Deutsche Beteiligungs AG in 2012 and became a Managing Director in 2017.

Ragnar Geerdts has over eleven years of experience in private equity. He has extensive knowledge of the automotive supplier and telecommunications industries and in mechanical and plant engineering. He was involved in numerous investments and disinvestments and led the investment process in in-tech, vitronet, netzkontor, von Poll Immobilien, BTV Multimedia, Solvares, DING and DGA. In these companies he sits on the advisory councils. Before joining Deutsche Beteiligungs AG Ragnar Geerdts worked in the area of M&A at Bayer AG and at Deutsche Post AG.

He holds a degree in Business Administration from Freie Universität Berlin, and also studied at the Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Current portfolio companies

AOE in-tech Deutsche Giga Access Netzkontor Solvares vitronet von Poll Immobilien

Former portfolio companies