Partners Group Invests in Brazilian Drink Maker

Partners Group, along with investment partner Alothon Group, has invested an undisclosed sum in Brazilian powdered drink maker Casadoce Industria e Comercio des Alimentos. No terms of the deal were released. Casadoce produces powdered soft drinks, chocolate drink mixes and sports drinks. The financing will help Casadoce expand its operations.

PRESS RELEASE
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has closed a direct investment in Casadoce Industria e Comercio des Alimentos S.A. (“Casadoce”) on behalf of its clients together with its investment partner Alothon Group LLC.

Casadoce is a Brazilian developer, manufacturer and distributor of powdered beverage products including powdered soft drinks, chocolate drink mixes, and powdered sports drinks. Casadoce operates in an attractive and growing market. Partners Group will provide Casadoce with the benefits of its global industry network, which should further enhance Casadoce’s strong market share and brand
recognition.

About Partners Group
Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with over EUR 20 billion in investment programs under management in private equity, private debt, private real estate and private infrastructure. The firm manages a broad range of funds and customized portfolios for an international clientele of institutional investors. Partners Group is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and
has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo and Sydney. The firm employs over 400 people and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: PGHN) with a market capitalization of above CHF 4.5 billion with a clear majority owned by its 36 Partners and all employees.

Investor relations contact
Philip Sauer
Phone: +41 41 768 86 60
E-mail: mailto:philip.sauer@partnersgroup.com