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Ebro Sells Panzani’s Pasta Business For €550 million (9.6x EV/EBITDA)

Intermoney | Ebro Foods (EBRO) closed and executed on Friday December 31 the sale to CVC of Panzani’s dry pasta, couscous, sauces and semolina businesses for €550mn (100% of the business) enterprise value. Included in the sale are the related operating assets: the La Montre, Nanterre, and Vitrolles plants, as well as the Gennevilliers, Littoral and St. Just mills. In 2005, Ebro paid for all Panzani businesses a total of…


Ebro Foods's CEO

Ebro Foods Sells Panzani For 550 Million Euro To CVC Capital Partners VIII

Ebro Foods has received a binding offer from CVC Capital Partners VIII and has decided to grant the latter exclusive right to sell the Panzani® dry pasta, semolina, couscous and sauces business. The transaction is subject to information and consultation with employee representatives in France, regulatory approvals and approval by EBRO’s General Meeting of Shareholders. The transaction would materialise through the sale of 100% of the share capital of Panzani…



Ebro Foods' CEO

“Paying 10 times EBITDA is starting to become the norm”

Ebro Foods is the leading rice producer in the world and number two in pasta. It is no longer a sugar company but a group with a large portfolio of diversified products. It has won the respect of giants in the industry like Nestlé or the Mars Group.