zwei.7 at a glance

Knowledge is the basic requirement for trust – and here you will learn everything about our current and future steps.

HR Expert-Talk: Stumbling blocks in the area of ​​people in an M&A project

July 2021

What should companies pay attention to in an M&A project in order to keep the valuable asset of the employees motivated to bind the company and not to lose it on the journey?

The middle class targeted by hackers

July 2021

What sounds like a thriller was a nightmare over several weeks for Dirk Sieverding and his team.
The middle class is mutating into the favorite victim of hackers - every third company has already been the target of an attack. The only defense: secure the IT infrastructure professionally and consistently. Dirk Sieverding explained how it works and what to do in the case of a cyber attack at the zwei.7 entrepreneur talk in a dialogue with Karsten Wulf.

zwei.7 participates in NUI Care

July 2021

With the new investment in NUI Care from Munich, zwei.7 is further expanding its investment portfolio. NUI Care, founded in 2018, is the digital companion in care. The focus here is on optimizing day-to-day care.

Adhesive or explosives – working together in teams is often decisive for success

June 2021

The BVMW and the zwei.7 invited to this event together. It was about how personality profiles can support good cooperation. The better we understand the otherness of the other and recognize the gift in it, the more harmonious and successful teams act.

BVMW Osnabrück – #freitagumhalb9 with Karsten Wulf

May 2021

In the talk series “fritagsmorgenumhalbneun” from the BVMW, Karsten Wulf spoke about the exciting challenges of corporate succession in medium-sized companies.

Top-level advisory board for Ossenberg

May 2021

In February 2020 the zwei.7 Equity became part of the Ossenberg/Kowsky Group - the leading German developer for aids for people with physical difficulties. The implementation of an advisory board aims to increase the company's success even more.

Karsten Wulf on the advisory board of OHA Osnabrück Healthcare Accelerator

April 2021

Karsten Wulf sits on the advisory board of the new start-up for the health sector "OHA Osnabrück Healthcare Accelerator", which is initiated and managed by the WFO Wirtschaftsförderung Osnabrück. With this new program, startups from the healthcare industry are to be promoted and networked with the Osnabrück economy.

HR Expert-Talk: Mindful and fit in the home office

April 2021

The corona pandemic is currently pushing many people to their limits. Long periods of sitting in the home office and extended screen hours require good self-care.

zwei.7 press release: WirtschaftsPOST

March 2021

Businessman for Businessman.
Karsten Wulf, founder of the zwei.7 Group and full-blooded businessman, is looking for medium-sized entrepreneurs whom he can help with the use of his experience and capital to achieve the next leap in growth or who want to hand their life's work into trustworthy, sustainable hands as part of a succession plan.

Donations for the HelpAge campaign “Every grandma counts”:

March 2021

Online charity dinner with top chef Thomas Bühner and Hannelore Hoger
The hands-on cooking show is initiated and organized by Karsten Wulf (managing partner of zwei.7 Holding GmbH) and Gunnar Sander (CEO of Sander Pflege GmbH). Both have been volunteer ambassadors for HelpAge for many years.

HR Expert-Talk: Personality profiles

February 2021

How can personality profiles support us in everyday life to interact better with one another and to better utilize our potential?

zwei.7 is presented as a new member in the IAV newsletter

February 2021

In the new IAV (Industrial Employers Association) newsletter, Managing Director Karsten Wulf presents our company in an interview.

HR Expert-Talk: Succession within family businesses

January 2021

The business succession within a family business is presumed to be strategically and likewise emotionally the most important decision for a company.

Karsten Wulf as speaker at the “IHK-Mittagsgespräch”

December 2020

On December 14 Karsten Wulf was guest speaker at the "Mittagsgespräch" regarding the topic „Successful succession with Family Equity“ initiated by IHK Osnabrück. Together with vice president Heinrich Koch, both discussed economic, as well as emotional aspects of a succession.
Photo source: IHK/Robert Schäfer

HR Expert-Talk: Culture

December 2020

Culture eats strategy for breakfast – The company's culture has an significantly higher impact on success, than goals, visions and strategy could ever have.

HR Expert-Talk: Self-Management

December 2020

More than on third of all manager do feel burnt out. A healthy self-management should be priority for each manager.

HR Expert-Talk: Recruitment

December 2020

Over 5 mio. professionals will be short in Germany by 2030. How can I already prepare my company today?

New equity interest: Rosental Organics

September 2020

By holding an equity interest in Rosental Organics GmbH, based in Berlin, zwei.7 continues to expand its range in the area of influencer marketing. Rosental develops and sells products in the rapidly growing segment of natur and gemstone cosmetic.

The Ossenberg Group takes over Ganymed

September 2020

The Ossenberg Group takes over Ganymed based in Berg close to Munich. The leading German developer for aids for people with physical difficulties enlarges its product portfolio. Additionally, the takeover of the with many design- and productawards decorated company emphasises the current expansion strategy.

zwei.7 hosts workshop on the topic company valuation

September 2020

In accordance with the theme of the #einblicke – “Insights” – workshop series, zwei.7 gave interested business owners from around Osnabrück a few insights behind the scenes of the M&A business in a short but power-packed three-hour workshop. By the end, no question was left unanswered and there was unanimous agreement: this was a fantastic kickoff to the #einblicke series of seminars. More are guaranteed to follow.

zwei.7 goes green

July 2020

The zwei.7 Group recently took a major step toward carbon neutrality. Since early summer, we have supported the Allianz für Entwicklung und Klima [Alliance for Development and the Climate]. After external audits, workshops for our team members, and offsetting our carbon footprint, we were successfully certified as carbon-neutral at our Osnabrueck location.

zwei.7 further expands its investment activities

July 2020

The Family-Equity-Company zwei.7 in Osnabrück further expands its successful investment activities in medium-sized businesses. For this reason the socalled "zwei.7-Beteiligungsmanufaktur GmbH" was founded as wholly-owned subsidiary. The new managing director Norbert Fürchtl takes the responsibility and especially drives the integration of Co-investors forward in the future.

zwei.7 wants to save HelpAge

April 2020

In financial terms, the Corona crisis results in losses and payment difficulties, affecting also the aid organisation HelpAge. Yet: Unity is strength. HelpAge and Karsten Wulf, Managing Director of the zwei.7 group, are already in close contact since 2016. When Wulf was informed about the financial shortage of the non-profit organisation, he activated his network in order to achieve another donation of 100.000 Euros.

Ossenberg GmbH remains together with zwei.7 on a growth path

April 2020

Beside securing an outstanding market position, the innovation of the products marks an central aspect of the takeover. Already 2,2 million products are produced each year. Currently, based on Corona-related changes, the family-equity-company focuses not only on the production of walking aids and forearm support, but additionally on air inhalation masks and disinfectant.

zwei.7-Group participates in Ossenberg GmbH

February 2020

The Family-Equity-company zwei.7 participates in the Ossenberg Group, market leader for walking aids and forearm supports in Germany. The zwei.7-Group from Osnabrück achieves the first successful aquisition in the field of healthcare, since the founding in 2018. By common accord between both companies, the strong growth of the last years will be further intensified.

New shareholding: LevlUp

January 2020

Since December 2019 the zwei.7-group has holdings of the e-commerce company LevlUp, which is positioned as one of the German market leaders in the field of energy drinks especially for the eSport/ Gamer market.

Christmas promotion 2019

December 2019

We should maintain traditions: That is why we have designed our Christmas cards again in Osnabrück. This time in collaboration with the Paulus daycare center in Tannenburgstraße. During the jolly Christmas party, in between games and singing, a check for EUR 2,700 was handed over and as appreciation for the painted pictures, all children were happy to receive Christmas presents.

Zwei.7 Holding in conversation with NOZ

December 2019

On 1st December 2019 Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung featured an interview on “family equity” with Karsten Wulf in their economic newsletter. Wulf is the managing partner of zwei.7 Holding.

Mothers from Osnabrück and Wallenhorst advise parents with disabled children

November 2019

On 13.11.2019 an article about "Wunderbunt" was published in the NOZ. The association supports parents with disabled children in many life situations, gives them courage, gives practical tips and takes away their fears. The four founders come from Osnabrück and Wallenhorst. The zwei.7 Holding GmbH supports "Wunderbunt" since November.

Osnabrücker wants to get involved in companies

July 2019

On 24.07.2019 an article about Karsten Wulf and his new venture appeared in the NOZ. The co-founder of buw and meanwhile freelance entrepreneur wants to use his knowledge and capital to help medium-sized companies.

Opening of the trampoline hall “UpSprung”

June 2019

On Ascension Day Osnabrück's first trampoline park and playground was opened as planned. We wish our tenant 'UpSprung' in the property in Hellern success and all guests a lot of fun.

From the desert to Antarctica

March 2019

The Association of Family Entrepreneurs invited Karsten Wulf to speak at an event in Oldenburg. He spoke before more than 30 entrepreneurs from the region on how business challenges can be successfully overcome, enlivening his talk with practical examples from his own career in business.

zwei.7 invests in renewable energies

March 2019

Since 2019 the zwei.7 Group has held a participating interest in the biogas plant in Vahldorf (Magdeburg region) of Melle company BioConstruct.

Home match for zwei.7

February 2019

A further property is added to the portfolio – zwei.7 is acquiring an office and logistics complex in the Hellern district of its home town Osnabrück.

New office building in Nuremberg

January 2019

6,600 sq. m of usable space in a central location in Nuremberg were added to our inventory in January 2019. zwei.7 acquired the office building in Waldaustrasse from a property company of RFR Holding GmbH from Frankfurt.

Get started!
From idea to start-up

January 2019

In an event held by the Münster University of Applied Sciences Karsten Wulf recounted his journey as a successful entrepreneur, up to and including his idea to set up the zwei.7 group.

Christmas campaign 2018

December 2018

This year zwei.7 is supporting the integrative children’s day-care centre “Altes Wasserwerk” in Osnabrück. In a festive atmosphere and accompanied by hearty singing, a cheque for €2,727 was handed over. The children were also given Christmas presents as a thank you for the pictures they had drawn.

Listen up!

August 2018

The project run by charitable foundation Förderstiftung Osnabrück needs money donations to set up noise protection in the crèche rooms. Without it, children suffering from loss of hearing have great difficulty focusing their listening. zwei.7 is delighted to support the provision of a room with suitable acoustic properties with a donation of €2,700.

Running for a good cause

July 2018

The zwei.7 team took part in the relay race “Who’s faster than the grannies?” around Osnabrück’s Rubbenbruchsee lake. 33 teams with a total of 200 runners, both male and female, took up the challenge and in the end collected €17,000 for HelpAge.

Keystone setting

May 2018

zwei.7 celebrates the keystone setting at Mertenshof in Bonn-Graurheindorf.

Living space for Bonn

March 2018

zwei.7 constructs 36 accommodation units in Graurheindorf with the building contractor Brings.

Space for zwei.7

February 2018

There is a great article on zwei.7’s new home in the latest issue of the Stylus magazine. (Stylus magazine MS/OS, edition 1/2018)

Time for Sylt

February 2018

zwei.7 expands its real estate portfolio and now has high-quality buildings on the dream island of Sylt.

New residential building project in Bonn

January 2018

Building permission granted, completion of 36 apartments, situated on the Rhine, planned for the end of 2019

Christmas act 2017

December 2017

The zwei.7 Christmas cards 2017 were designed with the support of “Die kleinen Strolche”. As a thank you for their help, the children and the day-care centre received presents and a donation of 1,000 €

Opening of galerie w

December 2017

Premiere in Osnabrück: galerie w is now open and provides common ground for young creatives.

Rental success

December 2017

The zwei.7 property at Torgauer Platz in Leipzig is almost fully occupied.

Online up to date

December 2017

zwei.7 starts with new website.

New location and a good cause

October 2017

The opening of zwei.7’s new location was also a donation appeal for HelpAge, which brought in 20,000 euros.

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