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Consumer Goods 2019

Health & Beauty In-depth Market Analysis Preview

Last year, the global M&A volume in the “VMS and Beauty” segment experienced a 5-year high:

79 transactions, a 41% increase YoY. Trends such as the amibiton to lead an increasingly healthy lifestyle, consumers striving for self-optimization and the wave of RX drugs becoming OTC products support high valuations. Within “Beauty”, niche areas like “Natural Cosmetics” are forecasted to outperform other areas with annual growth rates way into the double-digits.

With c. 30 transactions p.a. and a strong focus on high growth segments, Carlsquare is the leading advisor in Europe when it comes to M&A and fundraising in the VMS and Health & Beauty industry segments. From our six European offices (Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, Munich and Stockholm), more than 70 professionals are covering clients within Consumer & Retail, Business Services, TMT and Healthcare.

We hope this report provides you with an incentive to reach out directly to anyone of us: we would always prefer to discuss our experience in person.

If you are planning a transaction or are interested in exchanging information on the Consumer Goods market, we look forward to hearing from you.

Partners

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Arnold Holle

Managing Partner

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Michael Moritz

Managing Partner

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Mark Miller

Managing Partner

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Nico Schmidt-Weidemann

Partner

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Carlsquare at glance and two selected deals in VMS and Beauty

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Partners

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Employees

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Offices across Europe

55

Transactions in the past 2 years

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fitiva

Fitvia is a leading European digital native brand for healthy & functional nutrition in Germany.

Publicly-listed Dermapharm SE (ETR:DMP) acquired 70% of the shares of fitvia GmbH to benefit from new distribution channels and marketing know-how. Carlsquare acted as sell-side advisor for fitvia.

Baden Cosmetics Group (BCG)

BCG is one of the leading independent, medium-sized cosmetics companies in Germany with a delivery to more than 60 countries. DYA Holding GmbH, a company managed by the DY Affluent Fund (Hong Kong) acquired all shares in BCG and its well-known brands, such as Sans Soucis, Biodroga and Dr. Scheller. DYA, together with Carlsquare, keeps looking for outstanding beauty brands for its portfolio.

Beauty Deals Background (original)

Valuation of VMS companies

2x

revenue multiple

12x

EBITDA multiple

Beauty Brands Background (original)

Valuation of Beauty companies

4x

Beauty revenue multiple

19x

Beauty EBITDA multiple

VMS Market Background (original)

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Caspar Graf Stauffenberg

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Daniel Garlipp

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Daniel Dies

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Manfred Drax

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Nico Schmidt-Weidemann

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Anders Elgemyr

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Erik Lundberg

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Arnold Holle

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Anders Bo

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Flemming C. Pedersen

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Morten Kjærulff

Partner

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Kurfürstendamm 188

10707 Berlin

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Michael Moritz

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Eva Macha

Office Management

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Jessica Algner

Office Management

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Nils Zettelmeyer

Director

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Thorsten Grandt

Vice President

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Toldbodgade 57

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Anders Bo

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Flemming C. Pedersen

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Morten Kjærulff

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Esplanade 41

20354 Hamburg

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Mark Miller

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Daniel Garlipp

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Daniel Dies

Partner

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Anna-Lena Kickbusch

Office Management & Accounting

Telephone: +49 40 300 836 10

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Elaine Kelly

PR, Marketing & Business Development Manager

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Mischa Krause

Director

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Philip Goldhahn

Vice President

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Arnold Holle

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Jon Tingling

Associate

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Caspar Graf Stauffenberg

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Manfred Drax

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Nico Schmidt-Weidemann

Partner

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Anika Schaefer

Office Management & HR

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Sebastian Fischer

Director

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Birger Jarlsgatan 13

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Anders Elgemyr

Managing Partner

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Erik Lundberg

Director

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Caroline Berglund

Strategic Business Manager

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Johan Heigard

Vice President

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Erik Foberg

Director ECM

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Markus Augustsson

Head of Equity Research

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Bertil Nilsson

Senior Equity Analyst

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Richard Ramanius

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Lars Johansen

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Ulf Boberg

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