OC&C advises Verteq Capital on acquisition of retail beauty and wellness business
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Verteq Capital on their recent investment in epiLate, a business which specialises in hair removal treatments across Italy and Europe. epiLate has more than over 130 centres across Italy, including a store in Switzerland and a laboratory in Spain, which offer hair removal treatments and the sale of cosmetic products.
OC&C advises Egeria on the sale of GoodLife Foods to IK
We're pleased to congratulate IK on their recent acquisition of GoodLifeFoods from Egeria. GoodLifeFoods is one of the leading European manufacturers of high-quality frozen Snack and Meal Components. GoodLifeFoods boasts a broad portfolio of branded and private label products which it sells to retail, foodservice and industrial customers. With over 700 employees across 6 manufactuing locations, the company has a leading position across Europe.
OC&C advises Cherry Bay Capital on investment in Animal Wellness Products
We’re pleased to have advised Cherry Bay Capital in their recent investment of a minority stake in Animal Wellness Products (A.W.P.), providing Commercial Due Diligence during this process. A.W.P. is one of the world’s leaders in developing healthy and sustainable food products for animals in an environmentally friendly way. Founded in 2002, it specialises in the production of natural additives with a high concentration of innovative ingredients.
OC&C supports Inspire Impact in investment in Mint Innovation
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Jonathan Lim, Josh Ryan, Emma Hu and the Inspire Impact team on their recent investment in Mint Innovation. Inspire Impact, part of the Liverpool Group, is a profit for purpose organisation that seeks to invest in businesses and other assets that explicitly and positively impact the society and environment in which we all live. Mint Innovation is a leading cleantech company accelerating circular green metals into local economies, using natural biomass and smart
OC&C advises LDC on its investment in Idwal Marine Services
OC&C is pleased to advise LDC on its recent investment in Idwal Marine Services. Congratulations to both LDC (Dewi Hughes, Oliver Schofield, James Garland) and the management team (Nick Owens, George Haysom) – it will be an exciting journey ahead, with Idwal leading the way in the industry. Idwal is the global leader in tech-enabled asset integrity inspections for ships. They developed the industry defining Idwal Grade, and is now also offering maintenance benchmarking analysis.
OC&C advises Bridgepoint on acquisition of Monica Vinader
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Bridgepoint on their recent investment in Monica Vinader. As part of the transaction, Piper and Winona Capital will sell their stakes in Monica Vinader to Bridgepoint. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Monica Vinader is a renowned British jewellery brand who craft “demi-fine jewellery positioned and priced in the gap between fine and fashion jewellery", with stores in over 70 countries, employing more than 350 people worldwide.
OC&C advised Azimut on recent investment in the biohacking & anti-aging areas
OC&C are pleased to congratulate Azimut Libera Impresa on their investment in the Longevity Suite, specializing in the biohacking & anti-aging areas.
OC&C supported an IPO in the customized adhesive tapes and closure systems markets
OC&C are pleased to congratulate Magis for its recent debut on the stock exchange. The company produce customized adhesive tapes and closure systems for disposable diapers and adult incontinence products. The listing on the Stock Exchange takes place following the execution of an operation promoted by Electa Ventures, the Italian pioneer of SPAC and Pre-booking Company.
OC&C supports ECI in Tusker value realisation throughout the investment lifecycle
OC&C is pleased to congratulate ECI on their recent sale of vehicle leasing company Tusker to Lloyds Banking Group. OC&C supported ECI on due diligence at the point of investment and supported Tusker on strategy and value creation throughout ECI’s hold period. Tusker is a carbon neutral company who provide both company car and salary sacrifice car schemes to UK organizations in both the public and private sector. It has 1,300 customers running around 23,000 vehicles of which 60% are EVs.
OC&C advises on recent sale in beauty and personal care omnichannel space
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Pinalli on their recent majority sale to H.I.G. Pinalli is a beauty and personal care omnichannel distribution platform.
OC&C advises Metric Capital Partners on acquisition of Mexican restaurant chain
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Bjorn Tessiore and Carl D’Souza of Metric Capital Partners on their recent investment in Zambrero, the ‘Feel Good Mex’ restaurant chain.
OC&C advises Phoenix Equity Partners on sale of a leading B2B vehicle rental aggregator platform
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Phoenix Equity Partners on the recent sale of Nexus Vehicle Rental. We are also delighted to support the management team on this next step of the journey with David Brennan, John Ellis and Alex Cook, continuing to lead the business.
OC&C assists Jan Linders on cooperating agreement with Albert Heijn
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Jan Linders by person of Ferry Moolenschot, Leo Linders, Jonas Linders, Ruth Linders, and Lode Linders on their recent deal with Albert Heijn.
How to win the profit fight in 2023
How to win the profit fight in 2023 As the dust settles on peak trading, the column inches will be devoted to the retail industry’s top-line trading performance. Indeed, the winners and losers will be defined by the outside world by market share and sales growth over the golden quarter. Early indications suggest that, for many, will prove resilient relative to expectations.