27 Jun, 2024
Phenna Group

Headquartered in Nottingham, UK, Phenna Group's aim is to invest in and partner with selected niche, independent Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) companies that serve a variety of sectors, ensuring customers' peace of mind by delivering first class testing and assurance services. This acquisition is our 6th deal in 2024 and augments our fast-growing food and life sciences division by becoming part of the CEIMIC platform, in LATAM Region.

Based in Lima, Peru and with offices in Florida, USA, GRUPO FS have over 20 years of experience in delivering technical consulting, inspection and testing services in the food, health, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. Accredited by INACAL as an ISO/IEC 17020 & 17025 business, GRUPO FS’ strength is the technical, personalised and comprehensive service that it offers through its various business units. This has allowed GRUPO FS to have an excellent reputation as a best-in-class operator in the Peruvian market, with ambitions to expand regionally and internationally.

Patricia Franco, Director of GRUPO FS, said, “It was crucial for me and the other shareholders to find a trusted partner who will support the continued growth of GRUPO FS. I am thrilled that we will join the CEIMIC Group as part of Phenna Group’s expansion in the Region and feel confident that working with Jorge and his team, we will exceed our ambitions”.

Jorge Comellini, CEO of CEIMIC Group, commented, “I’m excited to have GRUPO FS join CEIMIC. Their services perfectly complement our existing life sciences offering and strengthen our presence in both Latin America and the U.S. I warmly welcome Patricia and her team to CEIMIC and the broader Phenna Group and look forward to working closely with GRUPO FS to deliver on their ambitious growth plans.”

Phil Marshall, CEO of Phenna Group, added, “I’m delighted to welcome Patricia and her team to CEIMIC and Phenna Group. This acquisition is a strategically significant first bolt-on acquisition for CEIMIC Group in Latin America and continues to augment our global footprint with best-in-class businesses that form the Phenna Group.”

Phenna Group were advised by RSM and Allende & Brea.

For further information on Phenna Group, please visit: www.phennagroup.com

For further information on CEIMIC please visit: www.ceimic.com/en

For further information on GRUPO FS please visit: www.grupofs.com