World’s biggest producer of single-use toileting products with presence in UK, Rest of Europe, Canada, Australia, South East Asia, India, South Africa, USA and the Middle East.

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Region

North

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Strategy

International expansion

 

 

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Fund

Buy-Out

Strategy

To grow international presence to more than 50 countries worldwide and to expand product portfolio.

Value Creation

  • Supported expansion of distributor base in Europe, SE Asia, Middle East and US
  • Overseas revenue has increased to 40% of overall turnover
  • Helped negotiate and supported acquisition of complementary wipes business to expand product line and geographical footprint
  • Introduced Berkeley Partnership from our network of external consultants which helped with acquisition integration strategy, pricing and procurement reviews
  • ESG improvements in the manufacturing single use system now produces 60% less water than reusable alternatives and up to 96% less energy

Outcome

International sales have increased from £12m to £20m in 3 years.

Palatine bring value creating opportunities. The team was instrumental in our acquisition given the experience they have in doing deals and have helped us rapidly expand internationally through their network of contacts and know-how.

Matthew Miller
CEO Vernacare