April 2021

Resource Partners consolidates the natural dog treats market

Resource Partners, one of the leading private equity investors in the CEE region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 100% stake in Atlantic Products sp. z o.o.

Atlantic is a family business, established in 2001 by Halina and Witold Bubacz and located in north-west Poland. Company's products are fully exported to the European Union markets and sold under clients' private labels. The Company specializes in the production of high-quality natural dog snacks and is one of the leading manufacturers of this type of products in Europe.

 “The acquisition of Atlantic, a year after our initial investment in Maced, is a continuation of the strategy aimed at creating the largest producer of natural dog treats in Europe. Hence, we are increasing our share in the fastest growing category on the pet food market. The current trends in the humanization of pets and the growing awareness of healthy pet nutrition have a positive impact on the development of this market. " - says Małgorzata Bobrowska-Jarząbek, Partner at Resource Partners.

 “We are happy that, together with Resource Partners, we can dynamically develop our production capacity and increase our market share. We want to become a leader in the category of natural dog treats in Europe. " - says Tomasz Macionga, CEO of Maced.

The investment in Atlantic remains in line with Resource Partners strategy to support the development of small and medium-sized companies in the consumer goods and services sector.

 “This transaction is an example of consistent implementation of our investment assumptions. We try to follow the key trends that shape the behavior of modern consumers. At the same time, we are pleased with the trust placed in us by entrepreneurs. " - says Ryszard Wojtkowski, Managing Partner at Resource Partners.

Resource Partners was advised by ALCOM Albert Lewicki, DLA Piper, TS Partners, KPT Doradcy Podatkowi and Ramboll Environ.

Atlantic owners were advised by Grant Thornton.

Resource Partners is an independent private equity investor founded in 2009 by a team of experienced managers who focused on investing  in small and medium sized  companies in CEE on behalf of leading regional and international financial institutions and funds. So far, Resource Partners has invested EUR 300 million in the development of several medium-sized companies in Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries. Resource Partners specializes in investments in fast-growing companies with highly competent management teams, which they support in managing fast organic growth and acquisitions.

 

 

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Resource Partners invests in Buglo,leading manufacturer of playgrounds

Resource Partners, one of the leading private equity investors in the CEE region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in Buglo Play Sp. z o.o. Since its inception in 2010, Buglo has been designing and manufacturing modern playgrounds with the highest safety and quality certificates. Buglo playgrounds bring joy to the youngest, both in Poland and abroad, where most of the company's sales go to.

Resource Partners invests in 7ANNA, creators of premium bicycle brands

Resource Partners supports 7Anna’s dynamic growth by creating a partnership with the creators of fast-growing premium bicycle brands. On April 19th 2021, Resource Partners and the owners of 7Anna announced the execution of an investment agreement that will strengthen further growth of the Polish company active in premium bicycle market segments. After completion, the founders of 7Anna will continue their current key management roles in the company, while Resource Partners will become the majority shareholder.