CDI Global Played Key Role in Acquisition of Product Care Manufacturer

ACON Investments and Torreal Acquire Germaine De Capuccini

Madrid, Spain (April 23, 2019) – CDI Global Spain (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. Germaine de Capuccini S.A is a leading developer, producer and supplier of specialized, professional skincare and cosmetic products.

CDI Global Spain is pleased to have advised the Vidal family in the successful sale of their company. This included solving a family conflict that had lasted more than 7 years, embedded with judicial battles, that had hindered Germaine performance and growth. The biggest challenge was to deliver a consensus among 4 families (third generation) about entering into the selling process with an extremely demanding investor. Pricing was crucial, but also building a win-win structure that delivered results matching the projections during the 8-month period of due diligence.

“Our advisors from CDI Global have delivered top results for me, my father, and my cousins, obtaining an excellent price that we never expected. Key factors were understanding our needs, meticulously bridging gaps that separated our families for years, and bringing the parties together for a transaction that seemed hard to accomplish.” Raul Vidal – Former CEO of Germaine De Capuccini

CDI Global specializes in providing know-how for cross-border transactions, seeking the best fit for each operation to be carried out from the international offices that integrate their network. Legal Advisory provided by: Hogan Lovels, on behalf of the investors Accounting and Diligence support provided by: Grant Thornton, on behalf of the investors

About CDI Global

CDI Global offers financial advisory services focusing on middle-market transactions. The firm specializes in international company search for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, buy-side and sell-side representation, and due diligence advisory services. They have over 1,000 transactions completed in the past 35+ years covering more than 25 industries. CDI Global was founded in 1973 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with 35 additional offices in Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, and South America. They are known for the quality of their
international personnel, industry focus, trademark interview process, and in-depth business development expertise. Local knowledge, global reach.

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José María Varas Garcia
Tel: +34 915 190 077
jose.varas@cdiglobal.com

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