After the entry into the capital by Sherpa Capital, Omega Spice begins a stage oriented to the consolidation and growth of the business through new investments
Sherpa Capital, private equity fund manager focused on investment in medium-sized companies with 250 million euros under management, announces the entry into the shareholding of Omega Spice, a leading Spanish company in the production and distribution of spices, herbs and vegetables dehydrated for large food companies.
With the entry into the capital by Sherpa Capital, Omega Spice starts a new stage aimed at consolidating and growing the business through new investments that reinforce the Company and its positioning along the value chain.
Founded in 1998 and based in Archena (Murcia), Omega Spice is a benchmark company in the spice sector with a clear international vocation, with more than 95% of sales abroad, representing Latin America c.
65% of the total.
The Company is a reference in quality of the product and raw material, audited and accredited with the strictest food safety and safety certificates and with its own laboratory dedicated to the analysis and validation of its production.
Thanks to this strict internal control together with the quality of the product, Omega has among its clients large international food groups, maintaining a long-term business relationship with all of them.
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José García, CEO of Omega, âThe arrival of Sherpa in our company consolidates our growth project in the deculinary food and food industry sector where the quality of our product has a recognized prestige and occupies a position that makes us a supplier strategic for the main multinationals .. â
"We are convinced that the experience and support of Sherpa Capital will be fundamental in the transition of our business model to make it a worldwide reference in the sector of spices and dehydrated vegetables for industrial use."
For Jorge Fernández Miret, partner of Sherpa Capital, âthe entry into the capital of Omega represents a long-term project in a market with great growth potential, where a reference operator like Omega has great competitive advantages.
For us, the project is especially interesting because of the success shown by Omega in growing via exports and thanks to the quality of the product, which we want to continue promoting in the coming years to make Omega one of the great leaders in the sector â.
The operation has had the advice of EY as financial advisor to Omega Spice, Garrigues as legal advisor to Omega Spice and Gómez Acebo and Pombo as legal advisor to Sherpa.