Afinum acquires TISSO natural products
Munich — NETWORK Corporate Finance acted as debt advisor to AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG (AFINUM) in structuring and raising acquisition financing for the purchase of TISSO Naturprodukte GmbH (TISSO), a manufacturer of therapeutic food supplements.
AFINUM acquires a majority stake in TISSO and forms a new shareholder group with the existing shareholders and management. Together, the successful growth strategy of the dietary supplement manufacturer is to be pursued and accelerated with further developments in the areas of sales and communication. NETWORK, as Debt Advisor, structured and raised acquisition financing for AFINUM as well as an operating line of credit for the company.
The company TISSO
TISSO produces high-quality nutritional supplements and develops holistic therapy concepts with a focus on the treatment of chronic complaints. With extensive research and development resources, TISSO has deep value creation in the food supplement sector. Furthermore, a nationwide distribution network of therapists forms the cornerstone of the company’s sales strategy. In a highly competitive search process, the existing shareholders selected AFINUM as a future growth partner to optimally align the company for the next phase of its development.b www.tisso.de
Markus Junge remains significantly involved in the company as CEO alongside founder Albert Hesse. In addition, it was jointly decided to give key performers a stake in the company as part of the transaction.
The investment in TISSO is the twelfth transaction of AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG. and strategically rounds off the portfolio. In July, the investment in evitria, also in the healthcare sector, was sold to the Swedish Atlas Group following successful growth.
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