About Primavera Capital Group
Primavera Capital Group is a China-based investment firm, focusing on private equity and special situations opportunities. The firm employs a flexible strategy of growth capital, control-oriented, and restructuring investments and seeks to create long-term value by working closely with portfolio companies to improve operational efficiency, competitiveness, and earnings growth.
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Beijing, Beijing, 100004,
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Latest Primavera Capital Group News
Sep 13, 2021
Hull-based Reckitt Benckiser Group has struck a definitive agreement to sell its Infant Formula and Child Nutrition (IFCN) business in China to Primavera Capital Group for $2.2bn/£1.6bn. Reckitt will retain a shareholding in IFCN China of 8% and anticipates net cash proceeds to be approximately US$1.3bn/£920m. The deal follows a comprehensive strategic review of IFCN China announced in February 2021 and includes a royalty-free perpetual and exclusive license of the Mead Johnson and Enfa family of brands in China. Following completion of the transaction, Reckitt will continue to own the Mead Johnson and Enfa family of brands globally and will operate those brands in the rest of the world. The sale is subject to consultation with Reckitt’s works council in the Netherlands, which Reckitt will now initiate. Reckitt says it will also engage with its other relevant employee unions in relation to the deal. Subject to the Netherlands works council consultation and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, completion is expected in the second half of 2021. Reckitt expects to incur cash tax costs of around £300m and transaction and other costs of around £200m. The net proceeds will be used to reduce net debt. As at December 2020, IFCN net assets totalled £8.8bn on a global basis. As a result of the sale, Reckitt expects to incur a net loss of around £2.5bn principally relating to the re-measurement of goodwill and intangible assets for IFCN China. Reckitt CEO, Laxman Narasimhan, said: “Today’s announcement marks another step in our strategy to rejuvenate growth and create long term value. As part of this journey, we are actively, and decisively, managing our portfolio. “After a thorough review of IFCN China, we have found an excellent home for the business under the ownership of Primavera. “As a result of this transaction, our Nutrition business going forward will have a better and more consistent growth and margin profile. “We are market leaders in infant nutrition in North America, ASEAN and Latin America, and we have a strong Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements portfolio which includes an exciting Adult Nutrition business. “This, combined with our focus on execution, brand building and productivity, our investment in R&D and innovation, and our expertise in eCommerce, gives us a solid foundation from which to grow. “We remain committed to China with our Hygiene, Health and VMS portfolios. “We are excited about the opportunities to grow our brands and expand our business in the future. China is Durex’s largest market and growing strongly and it is an important market for Dettol, Finish and our VMS brands with significant potential for future expansion.” Primavera founder and chairman, Dr Fred Hu, said: “We look forward to a strong collaboration with Reckitt, to continue to build on the heritage and strength of the Mead Johnson brand. “We have considerable experience investing and growing and expanding global brands in China. We are excited to support the business in its next phase of growth, leveraging our resources and local leadership.” Join us at the 2021 Rainmaker Awards in Manchester on September 9 Previous Article
Primavera Capital Group Team
2 Team Members
Primavera Capital Group has 2 team members, including current Founding Partner, Fred Hu.