M&A Deal Summary

JBS S.A. Acquires Vivera

On April 19, 2021, JBS S.A. acquired food company Vivera from Gilde Buy Out Partners B.V. for 341M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is JBS S.A.’s 10th transaction in the Food sector.
  • This is JBS S.A.’s 6th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is JBS S.A.’s 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-04-19
Target Vivera
Sector Food
Buyer(s) JBS S.A.
Sellers(s) Gilde Buy Out Partners B.V.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 341M EUR

Target

Vivera

Holten, Netherlands
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Vivera develops and produces a broad range of innovative plant-based meat replacement products for major retailers in over 25 countries across Europe, with relevant market share in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Vivera was founded in 1990 and is based in Holten, Netherlands.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

JBS S.A.

São Paulo, Brazil

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Category Company
Founded 1953
SectorFood
Employees250,000
Revenue 270.2B BRL (2020)
DESCRIPTION
JBS office in Greeley, Colorado.
JBS office in Greeley, Colorado.

JBS is a global producer and processor of beef, chicken and pork, and other meat products. JBS was established in 1953 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 11
Sector (Food) 10 of 10
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 7
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2021) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 6 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-09-11 Moy Park Ltd.

Craigavon, United Kingdom

Moy Park Ltd. is a food company providing fresh, high quality, locally farmed poultry and complementary convenience food products and brands to customers and consumers. Moy Park Ltd. was founded in 1943 and is based in Craigavon, United Kingdom.

Sell $1.3B
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-11-18 BioTech Foods

San Sebastian, Spain

BioTech Foods is a development of biotechnology for the production of cultivated protein, with the support of the Spanish government and the European Union. BioTech Foods was founded in 2017 and is based in San Sebastian, Spain.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Gilde Buy Out Partners B.V.

Utrecht, Netherlands

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1982
PE ASSETS 3.0B EUR
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Gilde Buy Out Partners (GBO) is unit of Gilde Investment Management, a Dutch private equity group. Gilde Buy Out Partners (GBO) targets investments in larger businesses valued from €75 and €600 million with at least €8 million in cash flow. Broad sectors of interest include services, consumer goods, manufacturing, and industrial products. GBO looks for investments across Western Europe, with an emphasis on opportunities in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Gilde was formed in 1982 and has offices in Utrecht, Paris, Brussels, and Zurich.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 39 of 40
Sector (Food) 8 of 8
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 11 of 11
Country (Netherlands) 23 of 23
Year (2021) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-03-01 Ace Pharmaceuticals BV

Zeewolde, New Zealand

Ace Pharmaceuticals BV is a specialized pharmaceutical company in medical need medicines, focuses on the development, production, and distribution of licensed and unlicensed niche medicines. Ace Pharmaceuticals BV was founded in 1990 and is based in Zeewolde, New Zealand.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-06-29 Pro Gamers Group

Berlin, Germany

Pro Gamers Group is a vertically integrated, digitally native one-stop-supplier for high-end performance gaming computer systems, equipment, and peripherals. PGG targets enthusiasts and performance gamers through a selection of industry-leading B2C e-commerce shops in core gaming markets. Pro Gamers Group is based in Berlin, Germany.

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