Sale of Grand Cru to Evino
Aqua Capital has sold its portfolio company Grand Cru to Evino.
Grand Cru is the largest specialized retailer and one of the largest distributors of imported wines in Brazil, with top-of-mind brand recognition. It operates across the entire value chain, sourcing its products from wineries around the globe and selling to its clients through a diversified channel mix, digital, own-stores, franchised stores and B2B. It operates a wine club model with high membership growth and industry-leading economics.
Evino is the second largest wine e-commerce business in Latin America and third largest wine importer in Brazil.
Aqua Capital is a private equity firm that manages investments in innovating, sustainable businesses across the agribusiness and food value chain.
One of Oaklins’ teams in Brazil acted as sell-side advisor in this transaction.
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