- Presentation -
Founded in Spain in 1985, Iberchem is a global producer of fragrances and flavors addressing local and regional brands in emerging markets. Iberchem serves the Hygiene and Personal Care (“HPC”) industry through its fragrances division and the Food and Beverages (“F&B”) industry through its flavors division, Scentium.
Selling in more than 120 countries and with 550 employees, the company has developed a unique and particularly fast-to-customer business model, with strong local sales & development teams and 11 manufacturing facilities across the world, including in Spain, China, Indonesia, Colombia and Tunisia. Iberchem boasts a highly diversified customer base, including a large number of leading local and regional consumer brands. This positioning allows it to benefit from a growing world population, as well as a rising middle class in emerging market countries, to drive its superior organic growth.
- Investment case -
What is the objective?
Eurazeo will accelerate the company’s growth, while preserving its unique DNA as the leading supplier of value-for-money fragrances and flavors for local brands in the emerging markets.
How will Eurazeo support Iberchem?
Eurazeo will deliver its expertise in the company’s underlying markets, as well as its international network, particularly in China and Brazil. Iberchem will pursue its organic growth in those regions where it is already active and endeavor to penetrate markets in new emerging countries. At the same time, the group will conduct select external growth transactions to open new regions or product segments. Eurazeo will also assist the company in strengthening its talent pool.