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Buyer for food ingredients distribution company

Company to buy

  • Size: tiny to medium companies
  • Preferred location of the target: Europe, preferably Western Europe
  • Revenue: < 20 million EUR
  • Employees of the target: min 20
  •  EBITDA target: more than 40%
  • #CFIE CHB019

Overview of this buyer for food ingredients distribution company

The management of a large producer of food ingredients in India with sales in the EU is looking for a smaller distributor to acquire. The company is focused on Western Europe, but also targets from other parts of Europe will be considered. Feel free to contact us if you want to know more about this buyer and its acquisition intentions.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for of ingredients distributors 

The buyer is a group of chemical companies, specialized in manufacturing and distribution of multiple types of chemicals. The company is successful and has a long experience with chemical products and has extensive knowledge of the market. Currently, the buyer has a presence in more than 30 countries and continues to expand and build businesses in new markets. The company now manufactures and markets approximately 20 chemical products.

The buyer is specialized in the distribution of chemicals to various industries including

  • Food
  • Cosmetic 
  • Plastics
  • Paints
  • Pharmaceutical 

The buyer company has a turnover of over 150 million EUR in global revenue, out of which approx. 10 million is generated in the EU. The management wants to increase the volume of EU sales, that is why they are looking at external growth options. 

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Activities and products of the target 

Because of the management’s decision to focus more on EU sales growth, the company decided to acquire a distribution company specialized in:

  • food ingredients manufacturing,
  • food ingredients distribution, or
  • another similar chemical distribution.

Targets dealing with chemicals for industrial applications, or additives in personal care are also an option for the buyer. The company must have a good footprint in the EU, all necessary approvals in for manufacturing and distribution to end users or customers.

Targets from Western Europe, such as the Netherlands are preferred. However, targets from any other country will be considered and discussed among the buyer management if they meet other criteria of the buyer.

Highlights of this buyer for of ingredients distributors in Europe

  • The buyer is a successful non-European chemical manufacturing group with activities in the EU
  • The buyer has a global presence, which can help the target with reaching new markets
  • The target should be a food ingredients-oriented distributor or manufacturer

Information on this buyer for of ingredients distributor in Europe

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of the food ingredients distribution company or if you know possible interested or suited parties. Please contact us also if you want to know more about other chemical companies’ buyers. We know the chemical industry in Europe. For more chemical company buyers, visit the section chemical company buyers. For more chemical companies for sale, visit the section chemical companies for sale.


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