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Specialty ingredients manufacturer Europe wanted

Company to buy

  • Size: medium to large sized business
  • Revenue: EUR >5M
  • EBITDA: 10% +
  • Preferred location of the target: Europe, North America, China
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is looking for an acquisition preferably in Eastern Europe to expand
  • #CFIE CHB003

Overview of this specialty ingredients manufacturer Europe wanted

The management of a large international chemical company manufacturing for food, personal care, and cosmetics is looking for acquisitions. The buyer management is able to offer the target companies opportunity to grow under the well-established parent company, with additional capital investment possibilities as needed to strategically position the business for future growth.

Profile (strategy) of this specialty ingredients manufacturer buyer

The buyer is one of the leaders in specialty ingredients and coatings for the food, pharmaceutical, confectionery and agricultural industries. The buyer has a long history of successful growth and currently is actively seeking to acquire entrepreneurial, product-based firms with defensible market positions in specialty food ingredients and cosmetics & personal care ingredients markets. The buyer is looking for companies in order to foster their growth and long-term value. 

The buyer company is financially strong, with revenues of multiple billion EUR and has been a highly regarded in its field for more than 40 years. The company operates internationally and sells its products in 150 countries. The history of the buyer includes completing more than 100 acquisitions which prove that the buyer is a good partner for strategic long-term growth.

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Activities and products of the target

The target should be a specialty food ingredients or cosmetics & personal care ingredients manufacturer in Europe, including the UK. The management is also ready to consider targets located in North America and Asia. The target should be one of the leading companies in its sector possessing a track record of consistent growth and profitability. Experienced, motivated management teams looking to stay on and grow the business will be of great value to the buyer.

Financially, the company should have annual revenues between 5M and 60M EUR, healthy gross margins and EBITDA margins exceeding 10%. The buyer focuses on established companies, although consideration will be given also to technology driven startups.

The buyer is looking for manufacturers of specialty Ingredients for following target markets:

  • Food
  • Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nutraceutical
  • Confectionery
  • Animal Health

Th target should be involved in one or more of product areas listed below:

  • Natural Preservatives
  • Antioxidants
  • Antimicrobials
  • Functional Extracts
  • Enzymes
  • Edible Film Coatings
  • Specialty Lipids
  • Flavors
  • Sanitizing Agents
  • Emulsifiers
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Alginates

Apart from this, the buyer is interested also in producers in the personal care & cosmetics ingredients.

The target company will be able to benefit from the synergies and additional capital from the buyer as needed to strategically position the business for future growth. The buyer is not a speculative investor and uses a “buy and hold” perspective. The buyer always keeps current management team in place and strive to create opportunities for significant organic growth of the target. Acquired companies will have at their disposal the financial and operational resources of a large, well-capitalized parent company, as well as access to significant operating resources to bolster company operations and facilitate growth.

Highlights of this specialty ingredients manufacturer buyer

  • The buyer is a multi-billion chemical company, highly regarded and well-known in its sector.
  • The buyer’s history includes a high number of successful acquisitions.
  • The target should have revenue between 5M and 50M EUR revenue.

Information of the specialty ingredients manufacturer buyer

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