Vivonio furniture group combines seven furniture manufacturers and represents the leading buy-and-build platform in the German furniture manufacturing segment. The Group comprises niche players in three furniture segments. Maja is one of the leading lacquered ready-to-assemble furniture manufacturers. In addition, Staud has a heritage dating back to 1653 and manufactures bedroom furniture with a particular competence in sliding door wardrobes. FM Büromöbel and Leuwico represent leading niche players in the German office furniture market. Overall, the Group employs around 1,800 people and generates a turnover of approx. EUR 400m. Vivonio has been gradually developed by Special Situations Venture Partners II, L.P. since 2008. In 2012, SSVP II sold a majority to a financial investor and has since been supporting the Group as minority shareholder.