by Divesh Bidhuri
Business sales in Australia’s medical, toiletries & cosmetics product sector enjoyed healthy activity in over the last 12 months with a total of 44 publicised transactions with a combined estimated value of $1,489m.
- The most often stated reason motivating acquirers to buy is to expand a product range. Geographic expansion covered another 27%.
- 75% of the acquirers were Australian owned and operated businesses.
- 69% of the transactions were between a private c company buyer and a private company seller.