Acquisition opportunity: Looking at acquiring FMCG business/company into categories such as millets, pulses, rice, etc.

Posted By - Investment Banker Posted date - 19/04/2023

TARGET BRIEF

A large Indian group with leadership presence in several businesses like Financial services, Agriculture, Engineering etc, and with a known reputation for value creation and high standards of governance is looking at acquiring FMCG businesses/companies.

Requirements:

  • The FMCG business should be related to food and allied industries. Preferred categories are:
    a) Millets
    b) Pulses
    c) Rice
    d) Any other ready to cook/ready to eat products (made with the above)
    e) Vermicelli
    f) Rava
    g) Spices – whole and powdered
    h) Bread/Biscuits/other baked items
    i) Confectionaries
    j) Pickles
    k) Ready to eat snacks
    l) Noodles
  • It should have-
    a. A strong distribution presence in the southern Indian markets.
    b. A significant market share in one or more food categories in some of its markets.
    c. An established product development vertical with a reputation for developing new products and commercializing them successfully.
  • Companies having a strong sourcing network and tie-ups at a more grassroots level (with farmers/FPOs) will be preferred.
  • The turnover of the Business/Brand should be at least INR 100 Crs. However, if the company has a strong brand presence and distribution network or is a state/regional market leader in any food category, this turnover criterion can be overlooked.
  • The company should not be having any adverse business reputation or been involved in serious legal/regulatory non-compliances in the past

 

Note: Strong regional brands from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Karnataka, and Kerala will be preferred.

Proposal
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Industry

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

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Sub Industry

Food and Beverage

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Deal Size

INR 100 - 1000 Cr

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Target Location

India

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Division

Food Ingredients, Ready to cook items

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Funding Sources

Cash

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Synergies Sought

Manufacturing Strengths (Production/Operations), Sales & Distribution, Financial

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Deal Option

Complete Buyout

Business Operation Information
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Industry

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

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Sub-Industry

Food and Beverage

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Division

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Division`s Products/Services

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