KWC Group

KWC Group

KWC Group is a designer and manufacturer of fittings and accessories for residential and commercial kitchens, bathrooms and washrooms.

KWC Group, formerly a division of Franke Group, is made up of three segments KWC Home, Professional and Medical.

KWC Home manufactures kitchen and bathroom fittings including faucets, showerheads and related accessories for private households, installations in residential property developments and renovation projects. The business is positioned as a premium provider in the mid- to high-end of the market and is a popular choice for many developers, architects and installers, having established a strong brand in its market.

KWC Professional offers an extensive product range including manual and electronic taps, washbasins, flushing systems and urinals for the commercial sector and public infrastructure projects such as hospitals, schools and prisons.

KWC Medical produces specialist bedpan washers, instrument washer-disinfectors, drying cabinets, a range of touch-free taps, spouts, scrub-up troughs, and intelligent water temperature monitoring systems for the healthcare sector. Its extensive range of products provide high levels of hygiene, reliability and safety standards in medical settings.

KWC Group has an extensive distributor network and employs close to 1,000 people across its six production facilities, R&D centres and sales offices in Switzerland, China, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Finland and the UK.

Investment Date

Apr 2021





Revenue at ACQ.

CHF 193m

Employees at ACQ.


Investment Type

Primary MBI / Carve-out

KWC Group 1

KWC has outstanding people on its team and enjoys an excellent market position in key European markets, as well as great potential for further profitable growth.