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Buyer for cosmetics company in Europe

Company wanted

  • Size: small to large
  • Revenue: from 5M EUR
  • Investment amount: Open
  • Location of the target company: Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: Company in same line of business in Europe, i.e. manufacturer of cosmetics, body care, beauty, hair care and OTC pain products
  • #CFIE PHB020

Overview of this buyer of cosmetics companies in Europe

Buyer is a publicly-listed FMCG group from India, with sales in excess of 1,700€ million and a growing portfolio of strong brands. Currently operating in over 60 countries across Europe, GCC, Africa, CIS and Indian subcontinent. The group has almost a dozen subsidiaries abroad and an Ayurveda health products unit at home. Natural ingredients are key to the group’s market positioning to help people be healthy and beautiful.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer of cosmetics companies in Europe

The Buyer is pursuing an inorganic growth strategy through acquisition of small and mid-sized companies in the same focus markets and categories. Recent acquisitions include companies and brands in its home market and the acquisition of a personal care brand in Europe. Acquired companies are put on an aggressive growth trajectory by leveraging the existing distribution and manufacturing base. International sales already accounted for over 12% of total sales in 2018.

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Activities and products of an ideal target cosmetics company

The buyer is looking for companies in cosmetics, personal care, hair care, beauty products, and similar OTC product categories. Strong brands and an international presence in markets like MENA, CIS, Europe and Indian subcontinent. Target company should preferably be a manufacturer of own brands, with double-digit EBITDA and minimum sales of USD5 million.

Highlights of the buyer

  • Very large FMCG company from India with presence in over 60 markets
  • Inorganic growth strategy through acquisition of small to mid-size cosmetics, hair care, body care and similar OTC manufacturers in Europe
  • Buyer is open to buying majority stake, joint ventures, acquisition of brands or buying marketing and distribution rights for MENA, Indian subcontinent, and SE Asia.
  • Willing to consider deals from US$5 million

Information on this buyer of cosmetics, OTC or FMCG companies

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this cosmetics and OTC company buyer or Switzerland, or if you know possible interested or suitable parties. For more buyers of pharmaceutical companies, please visit the section pharmaceutical companies wanted. For European OTC and cosmetics pharmaceutical companies for sale visit the section pharmaceutical companies for sale. For European cosmetics and OTC companies for sale please visit the relevant company for sale section.


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