Zünd Group is a leading prism manufacturer and coating solutions provider. The main application is in MedTech (endoscopy). Other applications include Industry (sensors), Metrology (measuring systems), Defense and Space (laser optics) as well as Telecommunications. Its products are critical components that require a level of skills in their mostly manual production. The company has 65 employees and generates lower double-digit revenues at an attractive EBITDA margin. The precision optics market is concentrated with only few specialized prism manufacturers given high requirement regarding quality, complexity, and precision.
Verium, an independent multi-family office in Zurich whose wide range of services is specifically geared towards families had acquired Zünd in 2020 in the course of a succession solution.
Raiffeisen Switzerland advised Verium in the sale of its portofolio company Zünd Groupto Henke-Sass, Wolf GmbH. Henke-Sass, Wolf GmbH is a medical technology company in the field of endoscopy based in Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg. The company is the world’s technologically leading OEM manufacturer of rigid endoscopes.