IndiaRF Announces INR 310 crore Investment in Primacy Industries Limited

MUMBAI:
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. With an operating footprint across India, U.S., Europe, Middle East and Australian markets, Primacy caters to some of the largest retailers and CPG companies in the U.S., Europe and India. Primacy has an established track record of providing innovative solutions based on latest fragrance and design trends. On the back of its manufacturing, design strengths, reliable and collaborative supply chain, Primacy is well positioned to provide various product solutions to meet the demands of global 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 outsourcing opportunities in fragrance & allied consumer product categories. IndiaRF continues to stay focused on partnering with businesses with strong fundamentals and solid management teams to 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”.

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