M&A Deal Summary

Tata Coffee Acquires The Eight O Clock Coffee Company

On June 26, 2006, Tata Coffee acquired beverage company The Eight O Clock Coffee Company from Gryphon Investors for 220M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Tata Coffee’s 1st transaction in the Beverages sector.
  • This is Tata Coffee’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Tata Coffee’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Tata Coffee’s 1st transaction in New Jersey.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-06-26
Target The Eight O Clock Coffee Company
Sector Beverages
Buyer(s) Tata Coffee
Sellers(s) Gryphon Investors
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 220M USD

Target

The Eight O Clock Coffee Company

Montvale, New Jersey, United States
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Eight O'Clock Coffee is an American business and product success story. The Eight O'Clock Coffee Company offers coffees.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Tata Coffee

Bengaluru, India

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Category Company
Founded 1922
Sector Food
Employees7,217
Revenue 23.5B INR (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Tata Coffee is an integrated coffee company, major exporter of Instant Coffee and foremost producer of Specialty Coffee in India. The Company produces more than 10,000 MT of shade grown Arabica and Robusta coffees at its 19 estates in South India and its two Instant Coffee manufacturing facilities have a combined installed capacity of 8400 Metric Tonnes. Tata Coffee was founded in 1922 and is based in Bengaluru, India.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Beverages) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (New Jersey) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Gryphon Investors

San Francisco, California, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1997
PE ASSETS 8.9B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Gryphon Investors is a private equity firm focused on making $50 to $300 million of equity or equity-linked investments in middle-market companies. Target transaction situations include traditional buyouts, leveraged build-ups, and growth financings. Gryphon will consider both control and shared-control positions. Sectors of interest include business services, consumer, retail, automotive, chemicals, general manufacturing, healthcare, and hotels. Gryphon Investors was formed in 1997 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 34
Sector (Beverages) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 16
State (New Jersey) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 7 of 34
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 8 of 9
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