Corporate finance activities of Affentranger Associates SA sold to Capitalmind AG

The corporate finance assets and activities of Affentranger Associates SA (“AASA”) have been sold to Markus Decker through his newly founded Zürich based Corporate Finance boutique Capitalmind AG. The AASA portfolio includes ventures such as Selfrag and Dartfish.

Markus Decker, since 2011 Managing Partner of Affentranger Associates SA, will lead the continuation and further development of the AASA corporate finance business. “I’m very pleased to be able to pass on our corporate finance activities to Markus. He will continue the further successful development of a unique niche player in the Swiss corporate finance market” says Anton Affentranger majority shareholder of AASA. “We will continue to develop the corporate finance business with the same full commitment to hard work and to the highest professional and ethical standards as in the past” stresses Markus Decker.

AASA has been merged with Corporate Investment Management Affentranger Holding SA (“CIMA SA”). The merged entity will continue to develop its principal investment activities. “We are excited to continue focussed on the management of our current and future investment portfolio” concludes Anton Affentranger.

Capitalmind AG will take over all current intellectual, business and human resources of AASA and will become the Swiss arm of Capitalmind, one of Europe’s largest independent corporate finance firms with more than 65 professionals in France, Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia. The parties have agreed to keep the value of the announced transaction confidential.

(Press release / SK)