Advised on sale of company

Food & Beverage

Rieker Investment AG

Family Office

Acquired a majority stake in

PROHOGA Group

Premium food retailer for the HoReCa industry

Advised the shareholders of PROHOGA Group on the sale to Rieker Investment

Rieker Investment GmbH, a subsidiary of Rieker Investment AG, Thayngen, has acquired a majority stake in PROHOGA Group, Villingen-Schwenningen, and broadens its existing portfolio of successful “Mittelstand” companies. With this transaction, the previous owners are securing their succession at an early stage with a sustainable solution and will stay connected to the business as minority shareholders and advisory board members. Taking a solvent partner into the shareholder structure also means strengthening PROHOGA’s positioning in the German HoReCa wholesale and food service delivery market and being well prepared for the future challenges of the sector.

PROHOGA Group, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

PROHOGA is a successful food wholesaler with focus on the HoReCa sector in Southwest Germany.
The company employs around 200 people and operates two Cash & Carry stores in Villingen and Hohberg and delivers directly to its customers with its own truck fleet.

Rieker Investment AG, Thayngen, Switzerland

Family office of the Rieker Investment AG, owned by the Rieker family, renowned for the shoe brand of the same name.
Long-term investor in mid-sized companies in various industries.


The shareholders of PROHOGA were exclusively advised by IMAP Germany. We prepared the sale of the business on behalf of the owners of PROHOGA group, sounded out the interest of potential buyers through a targeted market approach and supported the process through all stages.