- Sector: Data & Information
- Deal Type: Private Equity Deals; Founder-led Businesses
- Engagement type: Buyside
- Size: $200-500m
Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Mintec on its acquisition of AgriBriefing, a leading global provider of agricultural commodity pricing benchmarks, analytics, and market data, which includes the brands Urner Barry, Strategie Grains, FeedInfo and Tropical Research Services.
Mintec enables the world’s largest food and manufacturing brands to implement more efficient and sustainable procurement strategies. Through its innovative SaaS platform, Mintec Analytics, the company delivers proprietary market prices and analysis for more than 16,000 food ingredients and associated materials. The data and solutions empower customers to understand prices better, analyse their spending, and negotiate confidently with suppliers. Mintec is a portfolio company of Five Arrows as well as Synova, who hold a significant minority investment.
AgriBriefing is the world’s most trusted source of agribusiness intelligence and the leading global provider of agricultural commodity pricing benchmarks, analytics, and market data. The company provides businesses at every stage of the global supply chain with the benchmark prices, market data, and supply and demand forecasts they need to plan, manage risk, and enhance their ROI.
The merger establishes the combined company as a global market leader focused on the agri-food and FMCG end-markets, offering a unique portfolio of feed-to-food commodity prices, forecasts, cost modeling tools and fundamental market data, serving over 5,000 customers in 50 countries.
This transaction underscores Arma Partners’ expertise in executing landmark transactions with leading PRAs and mission-critical data companies on behalf of global private equity backed strategics.