GPF CAPITAL HAS ACQUIRED A MAJORITY STAKE OF ENVASADO XIOMARA AND QUIMI ROMAR TO CREATE THE SPANISH LEADER IN AEROSOLS

Emmergia CDI Global (www.emmergia.com) has advised aerosol specialist, Envasado Xiomara in the partial sale and subsequent capital raise by which GPF has acquired a majority stake in the company. In the same transaction, GPF has acquired Quimi Romar, a Spanish personal and home care group with €60 million sales which was previously owned by private equity Realza (since 2012).

This deal will allow GPF to create a leading group in the personal and home care sectors, with a production capacity of 223 million units and a portfolio of over 2.500 products. The total combined sales are €85 million with exports of 50%. They operate in facilities located in Valencia, Toledo and Madrid, occupying a total of 60.000 square meters.

Envasado Xiomara S.L. is a leading manufacturer of aerosols for third parties and its own brands. Based in Yeles (Toledo), the company is led by Pablo Rodríguez, Pablo Gaya and Francisco Collado and exports 50% of its sales.

GPF Capital is a private equity investment vehicle with €300 million euros under management distributed between GPF Capital I and GPF Capital II, with the objective of investing in Spanish SMEs with extensive experience and solid track record in sectors that present opportunities for consolidation and growth. Since its inception (2015) the firm has made over a dozen investments including Aurgi, Motortown, Grupo Pachá and Vicarli.

Realza Capital is a Private Equity firm focused on making investments in Spanish mid-sized companies. It has more than €300 Million under management through 2 Private Equity funds: Realza Capital FCR of 170 million euros which has already been fully invested in 7 companies and it is currently being divested, and Realza Capital II FCR of 165 million euros in an investment phase. Investors of both funds are prestigous international institutions as well as Spanish institutional investors and families.

Emmergia CDI Global is an M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) advisory specialist, centered in middle market transactions and diverse sectors, such as TMT, Healthcare, Food& Beverage, Chemicals, Industrials, Packaging or business services. Emmergia is part of CDI Global (Corporate Development International – www.cdiglobal.com), an international network of independent bankers for Mergers and Acquisitions founded in Belgium in 1973, with over 1.600 transactions advised. Currently, the network includes 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.