BBA Capital Partners invests in market leader in laboratory analysis, inspection and certification - LVA will expand expertise, customer orientation and services

Klosterneuburg/Munich, May 21, 2021

“Thanks to its scientific expertise, unique customer focus and a comprehensive range of services, LVA has in recent years developed into a market leader in laboratory analysis, especially in the area of food safety. We are therefore very pleased to work together with Dr. Gartner and the entire LVA team. It is in line with our mission statement ,Responsibility over Generations’, to continue to develop this excellent position of LVA sustainably and in the interests of our customers,” explains Felix Burgdorf, Managing Director and co-owner of BBA.

LVA GmbH is the leading private service provider for analysis and expertise in all aspects of food safety and quality. LVA stands for “Lebensmittel, Vertrauen, Analysen“ (“food, confidence, analysis”) through competent services in the areas of laboratory analysis, inspection, certification and consulting. Founded in 1927, LVA has around 130 employees and looks after over 7,000 customers in Austria and abroad.

Dr. Michael Gartner, Managing Director of LVA, who will stay in his position as CEO: “LVA can look back on a long tradition of highest quality, motivated employees and pronounced customer orientation. We are therefore particularly pleased that we have found a strong partner. With BBA Capital Partners, the long-term investment company, we can shape the future of LVA as an independent service provider. Our common objective is to continue to support our customers in producing and delivering food of the highest quality.”

About BBA: BBA Capital Partners is an owner-managed and owner-financed investment company that offers medium-sized market leaders long-term entrepreneurial capital. In the “Family Equity” philosophy, BBA combines the long-term, strategic mindset of a family company with sustainable and professional corporate development.


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LVA GmbH, Magdeburggasse 10, 3400 Klosterneuburg