Mumbai, India | October 14, 2021: India Resurgence Fund (“IndiaRF”), a joint venture between Piramal Enterprises Limited and Bain Capital Credit, today announced an equity investment of INR 310 crore (USD 42 million)in Primacy Industries Limited (“Primacy”). The investment proceeds will be used towards strengthening the balance sheet of Primacy and providing fresh capital to fuel its ambitious growth plans.
Primacy is a leading manufacturer in the fast-growing contracting business for fragrance-based consumer products in air care, personal care and health &hygiene categories.Within operating footprint across India, U.S., Europe, Middle East and Australian markets, Primacy caters tosome of the largest retailers and CPG companies in the U.S., Europe andIndia. Primacy has an established track record of providing innovative solutions based on latest fragrance and design trends.On the back ofits manufacturing, design strengths, reliable and collaborative supply chain, Primacy is well positioned to providevarious product solutions tomeet the demands ofglobal brands and private labels.
Commenting on the investment, Shantanu Nalavadi, Managing Director, IndiaRF said, “We are excited to partner with Primacy and its management team to tap into significant growth and M&A opportunities in the fragrance-based consumer product manufacturing space. India is amongst the lowest cost manufacturing destinations globally and we see huge potential for a high quality,global platform like Primacy to benefit from greater manufacturing outsourcingopportunitiesinfragrance& alliedconsumer product categories. IndiaRF continues to stay focused on partnering with businesses with strong fundamentals and solid management teamsto augment their balance sheets and provide growth capital.”
Gautham Pai, Chairman, Primacy Industries Limited said, “We are delighted to partner with IndiaRF and look forward to work together to build a global consumer goods manufacturing platform. Investment from IndiaRF will allow us to leverage their experience in bringing in operational excellence and accelerate our ambitious growth trajectory with best in class performance and profitability standards”.