Following an in-depth market analysis conducted with specialized advisors’ assistance, Global Capital Trust has successfully launched its first club deal. For this purpose, a swiss company, Food and Finance, was established, which operates as an SPV (special purpose vehicle) to realize the planned investments in the food retail sector. The concept of food retail concerns small to medium-sized companies, characterized by high growth prospects. Food retail is synonymous with simple, linear, widespread, and scalable business chains. The research activity focused on the Italian market due to the undoubtedly added value a Made in Italy brand represents in the sector.
In this field, Global Capital Trust has concluded an essential partnership with the M&A company of one of the leading Italian groups operating in the food sector, with revenues of around 700 million. The agreement provides for assistance in the target search (scouting) and management phase of the jointly acquired investments.