The report outlines research outcomes derived from a global database of private equity investors. Through a keyword crawler investigating consumer goods-related language, we identified private equity investors incorporating such expressions across their websites. Consequently, an Excel spreadsheet detailing prominent investors in this sector has been generated, which could facilitate the identification of potential partnerships.
The FMCG industry holds significant importance in Belgium, with the largest provinces being Anvers, Flandre Orientale, and Bruxelles Capitale, collectively accounting for 40% of the market share. In this article, we are introducing two interesting consumer-goods-focused private equity funds from our keyword crawler-based consumer goods private equity investors list.
1. M80 Partners (Brussels)
M80 Partners is a private equity investment firm located in Brussels, Belgium, with a primary focus on investments in the consumer, healthcare, business services, and manufacturing sectors. The firm, established in 2018, is specifically interested in companies based in the Benelux and France regions. A significant investment in the FMCG sector is Le Pain Quotidien. Le Pain Quotidien, an iconic Belgian brand established in 1990 by Alain Coumont, is revered for its distinguished heritage. It runs and franchises “local” bakery cafes, situated in Belgian neighborhoods.
2. Fortino Capital (Antwerp)
Fortino Capital, situated in Zaventem, Belgium, is an investment firm that concentrates on venture and growth capital investments. The firm is interested in investing in the software, telecommunication, and consumer brands sectors. The investment company deploys an initial equity ticket of between €5-30 million in established companies and scale-ups that are headquartered or conducting business in Europe, with a minimum turnover of €5-10 million, among other characteristics.
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