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The unstoppable rise of the online marketplace model – operated by the likes of Amazon, Expedia and eBay – is driving the largest fundamental shift in consumer spending since the emergence of eCommerce in the 1990s, a report by OC&C Strategy Consultants has found.
The Global 50
The world’s FMCG giants survived the pandemic. Now they’re facing into rampant inflation. Are they agile enough to handle rising costs, changing shopper habits and geopolitical volatility? With contributions from OC&Cs Will Hayllar and Claire Dannatt, The Grocer discusses how consumer powerhouses performed last year, whilst dissecting the key factors impacting operations.
OC&C appoints four new partners
We are delighted to announce Jan Bergmann, Jean-Baptiste Brachet, Ye Chen, and John Franklin as partners.
OC&C advises Wise Equity on their majority stake in OneTag
We are pleased to congratulate Wise Equity on their investment in OneTag. The acquisition of 55% of the capital makes Wise Equity and co-investors the majority stakeholders in the company.
The state of travel recovery
Travel recovery has bounced back quicker than expected, with recovery expanding from strong domestic leisure markets into business and international travel. This level of recovery to date owes credit to the high and effective levels of pent-up demand, especially in the leisure segment where consumer savings were built up and retained during the pandemic.
OC&C advises White Bridge Investments II on recent acquisition of wine producer Tenuta Ulisse
We are pleased to congratulate White Bridge Investments II on their majority stake investment in Tenuta Ulisse, an innovative winemaker from Abruzzo.
OC&C advises Francisco Partners on their investment into Kobalt
We are pleased to congratulate Francisco Partners on their recent landmark investment into Kobalt.
OC&C advises Aksìa on recent acquisition in the Agritech sector
We are pleased to congratulate Aksìa on their majority stake investment, through Aksia Capital V Fund’s, in Scarabelli Irrigazione and Giunti, Italian companies active in the production and distribution of products, components, and solutions for traditional and precision irrigation.
OC&C advises Alcedo SGR on their recent acquisition in food supplements
We are pleased to congratulate Alcedo SGR on their investment in Ekalab. Alcedo acquires 64.2% of the business through their Alcedo V Fund.
OC&C advised on the acquisition of Quick active in recreational boating equipment
We are pleased to congratulate Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR and Armonia SGR on their majority stake investment in Quick Group Spa. Quick Group is an Italian leader in recreational boating equipment design, engineering and manufacturing.
OC&C advises Aurelius Investments on acquisition of Footasylum
We are pleased to congratulate Aurelius Investments on their acquisition of Footasylum, the enterprise value of the transaction was approximately EUR 45m (£37.5m).
Sustainability in fashion
Sustainability will transform the fashion industry over the next 10+ years starting now – winners will embrace it as part of their business model and diversify away from a reliance on volume growth.