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EMZ Partners

Debt Advisor, November 2020

Acquisition Financing for the Purchase of ASSEPRO

EMZ is a leading European investment firm with offices in Paris and Munich. The firm focuses on medium-sized companies and offers flexible capital solutions in strong partnership with founders, family shareholders and managers. EMZ is majority-owned by its own employees and has a base of European institutional investors. The current fund has a volume of more than 1.0 billion euros and its investment size ranges from 10 to 150 million euros.

ASSEPRO was created in 2016 through the merger of long-established Swissbroke and Fraumünster Insurance Experts. Based on solid organic as well as inorganic growth in recent years, the group developed into the leading independent insurance broker company with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Switzerland covering a broad value chain including brokerage, insurance advisory, risk management, pension schemes, financial/pension planning and employee benefits.

ASSEPRO covers its clients through its local presence counting 18 sites in the German-speaking region of Switzerland. Thanks to its long-standing experience in the risk protection of its customers the group currently accounts c. 8,000 SMEs as customers. In recent years, the group developed ASSEPRO.Online as the market leading digital solution for its customers.

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