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CapVest acquires chocolate maker Natra from Investindustrial

Funds managed by CapVest Partners (CapVest), an international private equity investor, are to acquire Natra, a European producer and distributor of chocolates and cocoa products, from Investindustrial.

Established in 1943, Natra is a leader in the production of chocolate bars, pralines, tablets and spreads which it sells in more than 90 countries worldwide. Its ingredients division also supplies a wide range of cocoa-based ingredients such as cocoa mass, powder, butter, fillings and coatings to the international food industry. 

With a turnover in excess of €410 million in 2021, 1,000 employees and six production plants in Spain, Belgium, France and Canada, Natra combines traditional high-quality European chocolate making with constant innovation to meet changing tastes and needs of consumers around the world. Through its “Bean to Bar” programme it is highly committed to sustainable sourcing, procurement, production and growth.
The transaction is subject to standard closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

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