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Groupe Nature acquires Winco

Groupe Nature has signed an agreement with Nicolas Watine, founder and CEO of Winco, to acquire his stake in the comany. It specializes in the distribution of health and cosmetic products in parapharmacies affiliated to supermarket chains. This acquisition strengthens Groupe Nature’s position as a multi-channel specialist in the distribution of organic health products.

Founded in 1997, Groupe Nature distributes organic health products, mainly food supplements and cosmetics, through organic specialty shops, pharmacies and online.

Also founded in 1997, Winco is a reference distributor in the French parapharmacy market.

Oaklins’ team in France advised Groupe Nature on the acquisition of Winco.

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“We are very proud to integrate Winco into our group and we thank the Oaklins personal care and nutrition team for its commitment and expertise in achieving this transaction, which will allow us to extend our distribution channels to the health food industry and to develop Winco’s health product offering into the organic sector.”

Laurent Ducrocq

CEO, Groupe Nature

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Ludovic Beaulieu

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