theCFO as the exclusive M&A advisor to Hortimex in the sale of shares to Avallon
Warsaw, June 1st, 2022
theCFO is pleased to announce the signing of a definite binding share purchase agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Hortimex Sp. z o.o. based in Konin, Poland (“Hortimex” or the “Company”) by Avallon MBO Fund III S.C.A. SICAV-RAIF from Luxembourg (“Avallon”).
Hortimex (https://hortimex.pl/en/home/) is a family business in service since 1988 which operates as a distribution platform between global producers of advanced food raw materials and Polish food producers. The Company provides Polish food producers with professional advice in the development of unique recipes in line with the latest global trends, as well as the supply of functional raw materials.
Avallon (https://www.avallon.pl/en) is an experienced and trusted investor in the management buyout process. For 25 years, Avallon has been investing in enterprises together with managers and has participated in over 100 transactions. The total value of funds Avallon has raised thus far for investment purposes is over EUR 300 million.
theCFO acted as an exclusive financial and M&A advisor to the shareholders of Hortimex in this transaction and also as a lead deal negotiator together with Grzywaczewski Kancelaria Prawna sp. k., a specialised M&A law firm from Poznań. theCFO is an M&A advisor to entrepreneurs, corporates and PE firms operating in Poland and the CEE region with primary focus on equity transactions, raising growth capital and owners’ succession. We support clients from the very beginning to the end of the transaction process, actively participating in defining the criteria for a transaction and in successfully executing the deal.
The transactional closing took place on May 31, 2022 in Warsaw.