The firm Emmergia CDI Global ( has advised the spanish group Germaine de Capuccini S.A.(Gdc) in the sale process to the private investors Acon Investments LLC y Torreal. Emmergia is a firm specialized in professional advisory in M&A processes (Mergers and Acquisitions), centered in transactions of mid sized companies and with more than 100 operations in diverse sectors, among them Telecom, IT, Pharma, Health, Industry, Industrial services. 

Germaine de Capuccini S.A is a leading developer, producer and supplier of specialized, professional skincare and cosmetic products. The Company’s customers include estheticians and dermatologists at full service spas, day spas, beauty salons, hotels and clinics. Approximately 45% of the Company’s sales are in Spain with the balance distributed across 80 countries worldwide, including its largest foreign markets of Italy, Mexico, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.

About ACON: ACON Investments, L.L.C. is a Washington, DC-based international private equity investment firm that manages private equity funds and special purpose partnerships that make investments in the United States, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1996, ACON has responsibility for managing approximately $5.3 billion of capital. ACON has professionals in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Mexico City, São Paulo and Bogotá. For more information, visit Acon has worked in the transaction with Moonfish Capital Partners (“MCP”), who has an exclusive partnership with Acon in Spain and Southern Europe.

AboutTorreal: Torreal is the investment firm of the Abelló Family. Founded in 1990, with historical investments in more than 60 companies, Torreal is 100% owned by the Abelló Family. This allows the firm to have a flexible approach to investments and to participate in companies of all sectors and geographies, across the capital structure, in both private and public markets. Torreal currently owns a well-diversified portfolio, with relevant stakes in market leaders such as: Aernnova, Ingesport, Talgo, Aston Martin, Laureate, Alliance Laundry or Rothesay Life.

As part of this transaction, ACON worked with Altius Partners, founded by Javier Asarta and Alberto Díez, two industry veterans of the consumer products and beauty industries, bringing extensive expertise in helping to drive the strategy of cosmetics and consumer brands.

About Emmergia CDI Global: Emmergia has a team of multidisciplinary professionals with extensive experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Private Equity. Emmergia is part of CDI Global (Corporate Development International –, an international network of independent consultants for Mergers and Acquisitions founded in Belgium in 1973, that currently has more than 40 offices in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. Emmergia is a member of the network since 2015 and its exclusive Partner in Spain. 

CDI Global has advised more than 1.600 M&A operations since its inception, with the support of a team of professionals who have been high level leaders in various industries and who provide expert knowledge, skills managers and a deep understanding of the fundamental aspects that affect each sector. CDI Global specially provides know-how in cross-border transactions, seeking the best fit for the operations carried out by the offices that integrate their network.


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