Fredericks Michael & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Nurapharm, S.L. on its sale of a minority stake to Unifarco S.p.A, a leading Italian producer of cosmetics and hygiene products. Nurapharm, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a pioneer in private label beauty and skin care products sold through pharmacies.
The minority investment from Unifarco aligns with their long-term strategy to expand throughout Europe and become further vertically integrated. This transaction deepens the partnership between Unifarco and Nurapharm, which has acted as the exclusive distributor for Unifarco since 2009 throughout Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.
FM&Co. advised Nurapharm on a multi-step process which included preparation of an information memorandum, valuation, assistance with management presentations, due diligence, and negotiations through closing.
About Nurapharm, S.L.
Nurapharm (Barcelona, Spain) is led by a professional team with over 25 years of experience in the field of pharmacology, offering pharmacies a vast range of products for their own private-label brand with the best combination of quality, security, and effectiveness achieved through constant investment in research and development. Products are developed and tested in independent European institutions such as the Centre of Cosmetology of the University of Padua, CSIC in Spain, the ISPE International Institute of Milan, among others, and comply with the strictest restrictions of the European (Colipa, EFSA). For more information about Nurapharm, visit www.nurapharm.com
About Unifarco SpA
Unifarco (Belluno, Italy), the pharmacist’s exclusive brand, has developed cosmetics and hygiene products for pharmacies for over 30 years with a particular commitment to respect and the welfare of their clients. Products are formulated in world-renowned, modern facilities that meet the highest pharmaceutical standards (GMP, Quality ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Environmental Management and Health and Safety ISO 18001). For more information about Unifarco, visit www.unifarco.it.