OC&C supports Permira during recent sale of Arcaplanet

Thursday 08 July 2021 | News

We are pleased to congratulate Permira on the recent sale of Arcaplanet to Cinven. Arcaplanet is one of the leading omnichannel pet care brands in Italy and offers a broad range of premium pet care products, including its own exclusive brands. Arcaplanet is now present in 17 regions across Italy, serving more than 1.3 million customers through 380 stores and its directly managed online platform.

Permira acquired Arcaplanet in 2016, and over the last five years has supported the company in its significant growth and transformation, focusing on the development of a successful omnichannel proposition and the growth of a wide range of high-quality own exclusive brands. The company has also executed a successful M&A strategy, including five bolt-on acquisitions and the transformational acquisition of the Fortesan chain. Under Permira’s ownership, Arcaplanet’s revenues and EBITDA respectively grew from €150m and €20m at entry to €400m and €65m expected for 2021.

OC&C are global experts in the pets sector, advising on some of the largest deals in the space in the past few years. We benefit from a global network and deep expertise in providing strategy advise to corporations which we can leverage to bring maximum value to investors during transactions. 

For more details on our experience in this space, please contact our team.

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