- The Fresh Market is a premium specialty grocer offering a variety of high-quality fresh products and a curated in-store meal offering.
- Overall total enterprise valuation of US $1.568 billion, equivalent to an 8.0x 2021 Adjusted EBITDA Multiple.
- Cencosud will invest cash of US $676 million for a 67% ownership stake.
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Fresh Market Holdings, Inc. (‘The Fresh Market’ or the “Company”), a premium specialty retailer competing in the food retail industry in the US, today announced that leading South American retailer Cencosud (BCS: CENCOSUD) has entered a definitive agreement with funds managed by Apollo (NYSE: APO) to acquire a 67% stake in The Fresh Market. Existing Company shareholders, including the Apollo Funds, the Berry family, and Company management, will retain a minority equity interest in The Fresh Market.
The Fresh Market is a supermarket chain founded in 1982, with headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Company has 160 stores (100% leased) across 22 states, with an average store size of approximately 21,000 square feet. (equivalent to 1,950 sqm).
The Fresh Market has always been committed to its original values of providing guests with inspiring, fresh food to make everyday eating extraordinary. The Company is a destination for those looking to discover the best and most unique products including convenient, restaurant-quality meals, hand-picked produce, premium baked goods, fresh-cut flowers,…