Investment Summary

L Catterton Partners and Riverwood Capital Invests In Petsupermarket Comércio de Produtos para Animais SA

On June 18, 2020, growth capital firm L Catterton Partners and private equity firm Riverwood Capital invested in e-commerce company Petsupermarket Comércio de Produtos para Animais SA

Investment Highlights
  • This is L Catterton Partners’ 2nd and Riverwood Capital’s 1st transaction in the E-Commerce sector.
  • This is L Catterton Partners’ 5th and Riverwood Capital’s 8th transaction in Brazil.

Investment Summary

Date 2020-06-18
Target Petsupermarket Comércio de Produtos para Animais SA
Sector E-Commerce
Investor(s) L Catterton Partners
Riverwood Capital
Deal Type Growth Capital

Target

Petsupermarket Comércio de Produtos para Animais SA

São Paulo, Brazil
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Petlove is an online pet shop with a portfolio of more than 15,000 pet products, including its own and exclusive brands, and also offers a complete pet retail platform. Petlove has a subscription service for pet products that, among other benefits, offers a 10% discount on all products, online service with veterinarians, and deliveries across Brazil. The Company also acts as a technology provider for the Brazilian pet market, with more than 2,000 partners, including doctors, veterinary clinics, hospitals, and petshops. With technologies such as the Pet Profile, Petlove fulfills its mission of making its customers' lives more convenient by bringing together in one place specialists, products, and tips to take care of what really matters: the happiness of pets. Petlove was formed in 1999 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Investor(S) 2

Investor

L Catterton Partners

Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

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Category Growth Capital Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 30.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

L Catterton is a private equity firm that targets investments in consumer-related companies located throughout North America. L Catterton looks for businesses with identifiable brands and operating in 'defensible and extensible' positions within growth industry segments. Specific sectors of interest include branded consumables, food/beverages, consumer services, restaurants, media and marketing, household durables, specialty retail, mass merchant retail, and luxury/apparel. Prospective transactions include management buyouts, recapitalizations, turnarounds, and growth financings. L Catterton was formed in 1990 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 168 of 208
Sector (E-Commerce) 2 of 8
Type (Growth Capital) 71 of 86
Country (Brazil) 5 of 5
Year (2020) 6 of 16
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-06-10 Vroom, Inc.

New York, New York, United States

Vroom is an online car store in the US that helps customers save time, hassle and money by bringing all three aspects of the car buying process – buying, financing and selling – online in an easy, transparent and affordable way. Vroom offers thousands of high quality, refurbished, pre-owned vehicles with free delivery to customers’ doors across the US. Vroom was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-07-17 IAF Network SpA

Brescia, Italy

IAFSTORE is an online supplement store and one of the major European players in this space. With four key sectors (drugstore, herbalist's shop, organic foods, and sports nutrition), IAFSTORE is an online platform specializing in high-quality sports nutrition, food supplements, over-the-counter, and healthy products, which relies on a database of approximately 700,000 profiled customers across its websites. IAFSTORE was formed in 2007 and is based in Brescia, Italy.

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Investor

Riverwood Capital

Menlo Park, California, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2008
PE ASSETS 3.0B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Riverwood Capital is a tech-focused on private equity firm. Riverwood will consider investment opportunities across North and South America and looks for situations where the firm can commit $25 to $125 per transaction. Prospective transaction situations include growth capital financings, carve-outs, consolidations, and buyouts. Specific areas of interest include IT, communications, technology hardware, electronics, software, and digital media. Riverwood Capital was formed in 2008 and is based in Menlo Park, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 38 of 43
Sector (E-Commerce) 1 of 1
Type (Growth Capital) 19 of 21
Country (Brazil) 8 of 9
Year (2020) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-05-04 Sensor Tower, Inc.

San Francisco, California, United States

Sensor Tower, Inc. is a provider of market intelligence and insights for the global app economy. Sensor Tower provides enterprise-level data on mobile apps and publishers through our Store Intelligence, Ad Intelligence, Usage Intelligence, and App Intelligence platforms, which offer download, revenue, share of voice, and engagement metrics at unparalleled accuracy for the world’s most important markets. Sensor Tower was established in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-07-31 Insider Pte Ltd.

Singapore, Singapore

Insider Pte Ltd. is a provider of B2C marketing automation software. Insider offers cross-channel campaign management (CCCM) and real-time personalization capabilities through its ML-enabled platform. Insider was established in 2012 and is based in Singapore.

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