Barentz acquires Sevecom

Acquisition in line with company’s strategy to further strengthen its position in the animal nutrition market

Barentz, a leading global distributor of life science ingredients has acquired Sevecom, a specialist in emulsifiers with its own developed and patented solutions for animal nutrition. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, the company has a prominent home-market position. The acquisition of Sevecom is aligned with Barentz’ strategy to become a global leader in life science ingredients and to further expand its animal nutrition solutions.

Highlights:

  • Barentz acquires Sevecom, an Italian specialist in emulsifiers, which are essential products for the feed market.
  • With over 40 years of experience, the family-owned company has always focused on development and is renowned for its knowledge and technological solutions.
  • The acquisition is in line with Barentz’ strategy to further strengthen its position in the animal nutrition market, and its ‘buy-and-build’ strategy to achieve global leadership in life science ingredients markets.

“Since starting our company in 1978, we have always invested in knowledge, via our well-experienced team of nutritionists and technicians, in order to really make the difference for our customers,” said Sevecom’s Founders, Mr. Nazzaro Serino and Mr. Enrico Pigorini. “To continue this success, we have had to scale-up and find a partner with a wider international network that facilitates our growth. InBarentz, we have found just the right partner to continue our journey. They have the same passion for animal nutrition as us, and they know what partnership means to a family-owned business.”

According to Hidde van der Wal, CEO of Barentz, the acquisition perfectly fits in Barentz’ portfolio for animal nutrition. “Sevecom has a very strong position, with patented emulsifiers. Together with our animal nutrition team and our global network there will be new opportunities to offer added value to all feed industry customers. We are excited to begin this new journey, together with this specialized Sevecom team that will remain responsible for the day-to-day business,” he remarked.