BaltCap is to acquire Baltic operations of vending and coffee services company Selecta Group

BaltCap Private Equity Fund II managed by BaltCap has signed an agreement to buy the business operations serving the local markets in the Baltic States from European vending and coffee services company Selecta Group. The Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian businesses altogether employ about 75 people and generate net sales in excess of € 10 million.

“BaltCap considers Selecta’s Baltic businesses as very successfully managed entities with a fully committed and experienced staff delivering excellent client satisfaction and outstanding results,”
says Sandijs Abolins-Abols, Partner of BaltCap. “Thus, we are excited to enter the business that will serve as a solid base for pursuing business opportunities that exist in the Baltic markets.”

“We have been impressed by Baltcap’s knowledge of the Baltic business specificities and ability to develop its portfolio companies. We believe our Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian businesses will have the ideal new owner to support a continued solid, sustainable and profitable business development,” says David Flochel, CEO of the Selecta Group.

The transaction is subject to the approval of the Competition Authorities. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price.

About Selecta Group

Selecta is a leading vending and coffee services company in Europe with a turnover of about € 736 million (for the twelve months ended 30 September 2016) and employing approximately 4,100 people. Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Switzerland, Selecta has grown its geographic market presence to 15 countries across Europe. Selecta serves 6 million consumers every day at its 137,000 point of sales addressing the growing need for out of home food and beverage services at the workplace and on the go. Selecta is putting a strong focus on improving the coffee experience at workplaces through an exclusive partnership with Starbucks as well as by offering a full range of high quality coffee blends such as Selecta’s own miofino brand. In addition, Selecta offers state of the art coffee machines, which are serviced by its own highly professional service organization. Selecta’s Swiss roots stand for service excellence, high quality product offering and innovative concepts for out of home food and beverage services.

 

Source: BaltCap Press Release

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