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Fiesta – Spanish company for sale 28/01/2015

Filed under: Market & Fairs — Joan Mestres @ 2:06 PM
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Sad news are that the Spanish company “FIESTA” is for sale. After some years of financial difficulties, the company, located near Madrid, has a tag price of around 20 Million Euros.

The same is expected to take place in July and will be organized in two parts: The sale and distribution of sweets, and the factory itself. The first business has an estimated value of 12 M Eur but the initial sale price will be 5 times the EBITDA for 2015. The company estimates that the EBITDA for 2014 will be 1,2 M Eur, so if the forecast for 2015 is the same, then the value will be 6 M Eur (half of the estimated value of the business). Regarding the building itself, it has a value of 8 M Eur but it will come out for sale for 6,7 M Eur. 50 companies have already shown interest. The company has now 140 employees and has suffered a deep restructuration process during last years and months.

You can read more about this in this link (only in Spanish) from Alimarket, who provides the info mentioned above.

The company is well-known in the Spanish market for their lollipop with a bubble gum center named “Kojak”. It has also an active export activity.

 

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ISM 2015 27/01/2015

Filed under: Market & Fairs,New product,Production & Machinery — Joan Mestres @ 3:07 PM
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Getting ready one more year to go to Cologne and visit ISM and Prosweets. i will inform you, as usual, about the novelties I find there. I invite you to visit older posts in this blog to find the different reports about different brands and products that I found in 2013 and 12014.

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