Baar-Zug, 20 July 2011
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, co-led the mezzanine debt financing in Swedish medical device manufacturer Atos Medical in the acquisition of the business by EQT VI on behalf of its clients.
Atos Medical is a leading manufacturer and marketer of laryngology, tracheostomy and other 'ear, nose and throat' related products, based in Sweden. It has shown strong year on year growth over the historical period. It has a leading market share in its key addressable markets and has played an important role in building the market by educating the medical community about the life improving quality of their products. The credit quality is reinforced by a strong and reliable cash flow profile, which is supported by the existing patient base.
René Biner, Partner and Head Private Finance at Partners Group, comments: "We are excited to contribute to the further growth of this market leader in voice prosthesis, which provides important products to thousands of cancer patients."