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When we look back on the achievements of those companies we have worked with, we have to conclude that the sense of a job well done takes a lot of beating.

CompanyLocationDescription and activityDate of investment

Bart Spices UKQuality cooking ingredientsMay 2010

Cane-Line/Sika-Horsnaes DenmarkOutdoor furniture expertsFeb 2007

Dorset Cereals UKUnadulterated breakfast pleasureApr 2005

Farmos FinlandCleaning and hygiene productsMar 2008









Farmos
www.farmos.com

Brief description
Leading provider of comprehensive range of solutions for cleanliness and hygiene for the professional market, with a strong presence in the Nordic region, Russia and the Baltics. The Company focuses on five types of clients; industrial, institutional, healthcare, retail and contract manufacturing.

Investment Rationale

  • Business has significant growth opportunities, predominantly in Russia and the neighbouring Baltic states, and will benefit from being managed as a fully independent unit.
  • The Company has an extensive local presence with sales and marketing resources in all key business areas.
  • Farmos has a strong focus on R&D and a proven track record of developing high value-added cleaning solutions for its clients.

Value Creation

  • A focus on export market growth has led to significant increase in the Company’s business in Russia.
  • The Favora brand was sold and development of the Erisan brand is now the top priority for the retail portion of the business.
  • Cost optimisation to industry best practice as a stand-alone business post demerger from Lumene.


 

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Just Retirement UKFinancial solutions for retireesAug 2004

Lumene Group FinlandHigh performance skin care and cosmeticsDec 2003

Purity Soft Drinks UKFruit juices and soft drinksApr 2012

Tyrrells UKPremium chip manufacturerApr 2008

WoolOvers UK Online apparel retailerJul 2015

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