The article details research carried out using a worldwide repository of private equity investors. A keyword crawler categorized consumer goods-related terminology and identified private equity investors who had links to them on their websites. The consequent Excel spreadsheet displays relevant investors in this sector, which could prove beneficial for identification and engagement objectives.
France has a gross domestic product of around €2.15 trillion in 2021 and an expected €1.94 trillion in 2022. It is the seventh-largest economy globally and the third largest on the continent of Europe, following Germany and the UK.
In this article, we are introducing three interesting consumer-goods-focused private equity funds from our keyword crawler-based consumer goods private equity investors list.
1. Amethis (Paris)
Amethis, often referred to as Amthis Paris, is an investment fund manager that concentrates on Africa and Europe. Their investment capacity exceeds €1.1 billion, and they bring growth capital to promising midcap champions in various sectors across Africa and Europe. Concerning their investments in consumer goods, Amethis has a diversified portfolio consisting of firms from over 20 countries, for instance, Kenafrik, a leader in the packaged food industry based in East Africa.
2. Seven2 (Paris)
The company, established in 1972, underwent a rebranding in March 2023 to become Seven2. The firm’s main focus is on high-potential small and medium-sized businesses in France and continental Europe. With regard to their consumer goods investments, Seven2’s portfolio encompasses companies from various regions, including Belgium, France, Italy, and the Netherlands, with a particular emphasis on mid-market development within the sector. A significant investment in this field is Europe Snacks, a prominent pan-European private-label player in savory snacks.
3. Motion Equity Partners (Paris)
Motion Equity Partners is a private equity firm based in the capital of France. The firm, led by Managing Partner Patrick Eisenchteter, has raised approximately €2.5 billion across three funds since its establishment. Its investment focus is on enterprise values up to €300 million. Regarding its investments in the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) sector, Motion Equity Partners invested in various companies, including Tournaire Group, a leading supplier of high-barrier packaging, particularly in aluminum, designed for storing, sampling, shipping, and marketing high-value substances such as essential oils, active ingredients, and solvents.
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