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Buyer for a contract manufacturer in pharma industry

Company to buy

  • Size: all sizes of businesses
  • Revenue: 2 to 50 million EUR
  • Target valuation: up to 15 million EUR
  • Location of the target company: ideally Southern or Eastern Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: The buyer wants to integrate a manufacturing company in their structure
  • #CFIE PHB053

Overview of this buyer for a pharmaceuticals contract manufacturer 

The management of a globally recognised producer of phospholipids decided to start looking at downstream diversification into formulations on the EU market. The target company can be an established manufacturing company with own production program or just a contract manufacturing organization. Contact us to get information about this buyer.

Profile (strategy) of this pharma contract manufacturer company buyer

The buyer is a large Indian company, operating in the field of pharmaceutical ingredients, nutritional supplements, cosmeceuticals and food ingredients. The company has been established in the early 2000s and it is growing rapidly. The company’s product portfolio covers for example

  • Lecithins
  • Phospholipids
  • Synthetic sources
  • Neutral Lipids
  • APIs
  • Proteins

The company is very innovative and oriented at R&D, and although having a short history, the company has made a name in the industry quite fast. 

The buyer can bring many synergies stemming from the acquisition, for example, higher integration with important pharmaceutical segments and markets in India. The buyer has already started with the screening of multiple targets in Europe, however, the management is still open to new possible targets.

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Activities and products of an ideal pharma CMO target

This buyer company is looking for an acquisition of a manufacturing organization, in order to be able to produce in the EU market. The target should, therefore, be compliant with cGMP or at least HACCP standards. Also, the target company should have some knowledge in European regulated pharmaceutical market.

The target should have experience with at least one of the following activities:

  • Manufacturing of API
  • Excipients production
  • Nutritional supplements manufacturing
  • Extracts production

The revenue should exceed 2 million EUR to be interesting to the buyer. The EBITDA of the target is not important, as the buyer will pass some of its production into the facility. On the other hand, the target should not be in great loss. Ideally, if the target had between 10 to 50 employees.

Geographically, the target can be from any country in Europe. However, any low-cost EU member country such as Eastern or Southern Europe would be of great advantage.

The buyer is looking at companies, available for sale at max investment amount of 15 million EUR. The acquisition project shall be funded by the buyer company’s own funds, in case of larger acquisitions, bank financing will be involved.

Highlights of this contract manufacturer buyer

  • The buyer is a pharmaceutical company based in India, with an ambition to start production in Europe
  • After the acquisition, the target company could benefit from higher integration with important pharmaceutical segments and markets in India
  • The target company should have extensive knowledge in European regulations of the pharmaceutical industry

Information about this buyer of a pharma contract manufacturing company

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this pharmaceutical contract manufacturer buyer in Europe, or if you know possible interested or suitable parties. For more buyers of pharmaceutical companies, please visit the section pharmaceutical companies wanted. For pharmaceutical companies for sale visit the section pharmaceutical companies for sale



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