M&A Deal Summary

Egeria Acquires Izico Bocholt N.V.

On April 16, 2014, private equity firm Egeria acquired food company Izico Bocholt N.V. from Wessanen Nederland Holding B.V. for 68M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Egeria’s 2nd transaction in the Food sector.
  • This is Egeria’s 2nd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Egeria’s 1st transaction in Belgium.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-04-16
Target Izico Bocholt N.V.
Sector Food
Buyer(s) Egeria
Sellers(s) Wessanen Nederland Holding B.V.
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 68M GBP

Target

Izico Bocholt N.V.

Bocholt, Belgium
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Izico Bocholt N.V. is a frozen snack producer.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Egeria

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1997
PE ASSETS 1.7B EUR
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
Egeria's office in Amsterdam.
Egeria's office in Amsterdam.

Egeria is a Dutch private equity firm that seeks controlling stakes in middle-market companies located in The Netherlands, or having a local connection. Egeria looks for companies with stable cash flows, experienced management, and strong growth potential. Egeria is sector agnostic, however, the firm will not consider investing in biotech, software, or 'non-ethical' sectors. Target companies are generally valued between €50 and €350 million. Egeria was formed in 1997 and is based in Amsterdam.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 28 of 34
Sector (Food) 2 of 3
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 3
Country (Belgium) 1 of 1
Year (2014) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-03-28 JET Tageslicht & RWA GmbH

Hüllhorst, Germany

JET Tageslicht & RWA GmbH is a manufacture of daylight solutions, ventilation technology and smoke and heat exhaust ventilation systems. JET Tageslicht & RWA GmbH was founded in 1970 and is based in Hüllhorst, Germany.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-07-01 Herkel B.V.

Zeewolde, Netherlands

Herkel is a multi-faceted company that manufactures food supplements, cosmetics, pharmaceutical ingredients, and end products. Herkel was formed in 1915 and is based in Zeewolde, Netherlands.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Wessanen Nederland Holding B.V.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Category Company
Founded 1765
SectorFood
Revenue 628M EUR (2018)
DESCRIPTION

Wessanen Nederland Holding B.V. is a multinational food company focused on providing sustainable and organic food to people with operations in Europe and North America. Wessanen was formed in 1765 and is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 9
Sector (Food) 6 of 8
Type (Divestiture) 5 of 7
Country (Belgium) 1 of 1
Year (2014) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-01-01 France Alter Eco - SA

Paris, France

France Alter Eco has been a pioneer brand of fair-trade and organic food in France. Its products such as chocolate, coffee, tea and juices are marketed in the grocery, independent stores and out-of-home channels. It has developed strong partnerships with farmers' cooperatives, based on fair trade and respect for human rights and environment.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-04-24 Natudis Nederland B.V.

Harderwijk, Netherlands

Natudis is the largest wholesaler of organic and reform products in the Benelux.

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