Advised on Sale of Company

Food & Beverage

AS Group

Leading food and beverage producer Bosnia and Herzegovina

Acquired Majority Control of Business Operations

Vegafruit d.o.o.

Leading processers of vegetables and fruit Bosnia and Herzegovina

Advised Vegafruit, a fruit and vegetable processor, on its sale to AS group, a leading food and beverage producer

Overview

Vegafruit is one of the leading processors and producers of fruit and vegetable in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a long tradition dating back to 1974. The company has built a strong market position and brand in the country, while at the same time growing exports into Western Europe and countries of Former Yugoslavia.

Unique Selling Points

- Very strong heritage brand name with decades of tradition.
- Two separate production facilities equipped with modern technology for processing of fruits and vegetables.

The Investor

AS Group Jelah is a Bosnian mixed conglomerate with a strong focus on production and distribution of food and beverage products. AS Group Jelah operates in three divisions: food, retail, and textiles. In the food division alone AS Group Jelah produces nearly 1.200 different products. The Group employs more than 2.700 employees.

The Deal

IMAP was the exclusive transaction advisor to the owners of Vegafruit in the sale of the company. AS Group Jelah is a leading distributor in the country with strong experience in brand management and will help elevate Vegafruit to the next level.

Experts who worked on the transaction