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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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