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Buyer for a large plastic distribution company in Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: large business
  • Revenue: 10 - 200 million EUR 
  • EBITDA: 5-30 million EUR
  • Preferred location: whole Europe, preferably CEE countries 
  • Reason for acquisition: The buyer company wants to expand its presence in Europe to grow further
  • #CFIE PLB074

Overview of this buyer for larger distribution companies in Europe

The management of a large buyer backed by VC is looking for a large target that has activity in specialty engineering and thermo plastics. The target can also be a distributor of compounding or masterbatches. The buyer group has already made some acquisition in the past, in the plastic industry. Currently, they are looking at potential acquisition targets, which would help them strengthen their presence in Europe.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer

The buyer company is a major supplier of thermoplastic resins in Europe. The company operates in the market for more than 45 years, and have always been one of the top companies in the business.

The buyer is specialized in serving a wide range of industries. Among those industries are

  • Consumer electronics
  • Automotive
  • Cable manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Plastic packaging
  • Compounding

The company distributes to three continents, including North America. In Europe, the company is highly regarded and works with top plastic companies, supplying products from leading global suppliers.

The company has been acquired in the past by a large venture capital fund, therefore now it is backed financially and is looking for an add-on acquisition. Currently, the company is in an evaluating phase of multiple targets in Europe.

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Activities and products of a suitable target

The company is looking for expansion of its footprint and revenue streams in Europe, therefore they are looking for acquisitions – preferably in CEE countries (Poland, Hungary, Romania, Austria). It would be interested in profitable targets specialized in similar industries as the buyer (Automotive, packaging, electronics…) with minimum sales of EUR 10 million.

The target should be a distributor of compounds and masterbatches. The ideal target would be oriented at similar distribution type as the buyer, which means distribution of materials such as

  • PVC
  • PPA
  • TPV
  • SAN
  • PP
  • PE
  • Polyamides Additives
  • Acrylics
  • TPU

The buyer is also interested in targets, that have activity in specialty engineering and thermo plastics. 

The buyer is looking for targets with well-established regional presence, stable cash flow, and no high debt. The company is able to finance M&A projects of a high value thanks to a financial background of its mother company.

Highlights of this buyer for plastic distribution companies in Europe

  • The buyer is mainlny a plastic resin distributor with customers on three continents
  • The buyer has a long history and made a number of successful acquisitions
  • The buyer is interested in targets with revenue reaching 10M or more

Information on this buyer of a distributor in plastic industry 

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of plastic or composite distributor or if you know possible interested or suited parties. For buyers of companies feel free to visit the section buyers of companies. For other companies for sale in all of Europe visit the section companies for sale. If you are interested specifically in the plastics sector, visit our section plastics companies for sale or plastics companies’ buyers.

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