Services

DGF

Leading player in the distribution of bakery and pastry ingredients to professionals

November 2016
Investment Date
France
Country

Business Overview

  • Created in 1986, DGF is the leading distributor and wholesaler of high quality bakery and pastry ingredients to food service professionals
  • Based in France, the company offers a wide portfolio of over 5,000 mid-range to high-end products, of which approximately half are under its own brands

  • DGF operates a network of 25 French distributors and works with more than 90 affiliate distributors across 80 countries globally

Investment Thesis

  • Since inception, the business has experienced steady growth, demonstrating resilient performance during the most recent economic cycle

  • Experienced management team and a scalable structure enabling a profitable growth development strategy

  • Distinct competitive advantage with high quality products and strong brand recognition

  • Highly cash generative business with limited working capital

 

Origination

  • The transaction was introduced to PDM by ODDO Corporate Finance, advisors to the sponsor; 21 Centrale Partners

  • PCS2 is the sole lender

http://dgf.fr/