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Buyer for knife or cutlery manufacturer in Portugal

Company wanted

  • Size: any size
  • Revenue: 1-20 million EUR
  • The preferred location of the target: Portugal, alternatively Spain
  • Reason for acquisition: The managers of the buyer decided to strengthen its cutlery manufacturing position by the acquisition of a successful European company, preferably in Portugal as they already have operations in the region
  • #CFIE TSC184

Overview of this buyer for a cutlery manufacturer 

A USA based company with operations in cutlery manufacturing and distribution, with a worldwide presence, is looking for a manufacturing company to acquire. The inclusion of the target into the buyer’s group of companies would definitely help the target's sales, as new distribution channels to the US market would open. If you are interested in more details, please contact us to get more details about this buyer.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for knife or cutlery manufacturer in Portugal

The buyer is based out in the United States and owns and manage numerous businesses that range from distribution to retailing. The company operates wholesale, import/export, and retail divisions, with multiple product specializations. However, one of the buyer’s main businesses is the distribution of professional knives and tools.

The cutlery division of the buyer has a long history and a number of long-term clients. The division is family owned and managed, has its own brands of products, some of which are the fastest 

The turnover of the buyer grows every year, and thanks to a good management team, the profitability is stable. The buyer is capable of financing small and middle-sized acquisition out of their own funds.

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Activities and products of an ideal target

The buyer already has some operations in Portugal, where they work with several manufacturers, which they help with distribution, logistics, and sales. The buyer is looking to diversify and have a little more control of production, therefore the management has started to explore the idea of acquiring or having partial ownership in a cutlery manufacturer. 

The buyer company is currently undergoing a research phase, in order to evaluate all available knife or cutlery manufacturers in Portugal. 

The buyer is looking for a financially stable manufacturer of cutlery, with modern premises and preferably in a growth phase. However, also non-growing or smaller targets would be evaluated, as the buyer will be able to help the target’s business with synergies. If possible, the buyer is looking for companies with a strong management team and long-term client portfolio. 

The financial resources for the acquisition will be covered by a bank loan. The valuation limit depends on the attractivity of the acquisition opportunity.

Highlights of this buyer for cutlery manufacturer in Portugal

  • A buyer is a USA-based group of companies with cutlery distribution division
  • The buyer’s management is looking for a manufacturing plant in Portugal to step in the cutlery manufacturing business
  • The company will fund the acquisition with its own funds, the financing capability will be proved in later stages

Information about this buyer for cutlery manufacturer in Portugal

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of a cutlery-related company or if you know possible interested or suited parties. We know the M&A market in Europe and we can help you realize your acquisition plans. For more buyers of companies in Europe please visit the section companies wanted. For other companies for sale visit the section companies for sale. If you are interested in manufacturing companies for sale please visit the section manufacturing companies wanted.


Note: CFIE only works with formal companies. We do get a lot of requests and it is difficult to follow up on all inquiries from visitors to our website. For each company, we assess the likelihood of a future transaction. We only get back to you if we see a realistic opportunity to do a future acquisition or business sale. In order to increase your chances of receiving a reply as an individual, please explain as much as possible about your personal background, strategy and fit with the target. There is also a possibility that your details will be kept on file and we will get back to you once there is an opportunity to do a transaction. CFIE can’t guarantee you will receive an answer to your request.