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Aminolabs and founder in acquisition by Waterland Private Equity

Cresco assisted Aminolabs Group and its founder and CEO, Roger Anné, in the preparation, negotiation and closing of the acquisition of Aminolabs by Waterland Private Equity, as well as the subsequent re-investment by Mr. Anné and senior management. Aminolabs is a leading European producer of sports nutrition and health supplements based in Hasselt, Belgium.

With the support of Waterland, Roger Anné will continue to lead Aminolabs through the next growth phase. Aminolabs will maintain its focus on delivering its customers the highest quality products based on tailored R&D support. Aminolabs will further enhance its product offering going forward to become a world leading one-stop-shop for sports nutrition and health supplements.

CEO and founder Roger Anné comments: “The Cresco team, led by Managing Partner David Dessers, has been very creative and instrumental in structuring and negotiating this next growth phase for Aminolabs with Waterland. Their experience as trusted advisors to entrepreneurs is top notch.”


About Aminolabs and Waterland Private Equity

Founded in 1993 by Roger Anné, Aminolabs is a supplier of sports nutrition products (e.g. protein shakes, energy shots) and health supplements (e.g. dietary products, vitamins, etc.). Aminolabs has a wide variety of production formats, ranging from powders in bottles, jars or sachets, liquids or gels, to capsules or tablets in blisters. Customers include general or specialized retailers and health & sports nutrition brands from Europe, America or Asia.

Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions.

More information on the transaction can be found in De Tijd.

David Dessers, Pieter Capiau and Yannick Verrycke constituted the Cresco deal team for this transaction.

For any further information or questions, please contact David Dessers.

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