Puig debuts on the inventory market with an increase of 4.2% within the massive debut of the yr in Europe | EUROtoday

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Puig rang the bell this Friday in Barcelona, ​​with a brand new carpet, and renewed spirits for a market that bubbles in 2024 with the brand new capital that’s having the ability to entice to public squares. The producer of fantastic perfumery and proprietor of manufacturers reminiscent of Carolina Herrera or Paco Rabanne has carried out this morning the biggest IPO anticipated all year long in Europe and an important in our nation in nearly a decade. Three years have needed to move on the nationwide inventory marketplace for the main focus of traders to as soon as once more relaxation on the Spanish inventory market since Acciona Energa carried out a spin off of its father or mother firm for 8,800 million euros of capitalization.

After noon, Puig's shares rose 4.24% within the Catalan firm's first cut-off value, reaching 25.54 euros, for half an hour later it can return to the beginning value. The operation had lastly closed within the highest anticipated value vary, with extra demand from institutional traders than the out there provide (though the agency doesn’t make clear how a lot this oversubscription was). The beginning value had been set at 24.5 euros per title and a capitalization of 13,920 million euros wherein the small investor has not been given entry. With these figures, Puig is a agency candidate to enter the Ibex 35, regardless of the restricted free float (or free capital) that’s listed in the marketplace considering that the household has not needed to surrender a little bit of management. Puig's market worth mechanically locations him above the ten,000 million euros that firms reminiscent of Banco Sabadell capitalize on.(after this week's rise as a result of takeover bid proposed by BBVA), ACS and IAG, and will probably be beneath Repsol's 17.5 billion euros.

The govt president of Puig, Marc Puig, was in command of ringing the digital bell, in an occasion that was not very crowded and with little media presence if in comparison with such a premieres. Puig has expressed his willingness to handle the corporate “with the lights on” in his institutional speech this Friday.

If Puig has turn out to be the largest inventory market debut of the yr, it’s because of the elevating of some 3,000 million euros amongst those that have determined to attend and be a part of the exit. One of those that has publicly acknowledged it’s he inverter arm from the La Caixa Foundation,Criteria, which has acquired a bundle of shares for 3.05% of the capital, which is equal to an funding of 425 million euros. The operation has been articulated in two methods, by means of a capital enhance and the sale of part of the already current one from which the household is separated, and in two kinds of shares, the A that assure the Puigs absolute management of the corporate (they grant 5 voting rights for every share) and the B that grant one vote per share and grant their holders financial rights. The results of that is that, after placement, The Puig household will retain 71.7% of the financial rights and 92.5% of the voting rights. This completely shields household management because the voice of the brand new shareholders will virtually not be heard in future shareholder conferences, whose joint vote won’t ever symbolize greater than 7.5%.

So far in 2024, solely two firms in Europe have been in a position to increase greater than 2,000 million euros out there. These are the British fund CVC and the Swiss firm Galderma, specialised in skincare and within the arms of the non-public fairness fund EQT. Both raised 2,300 and a couple of,600 million euros, respectively, and their shares rose 20% in every week and 12% in simply over a month.


Regarding the remuneration of its shareholders, the group signifies that it has not accepted any dividend coverage. However, it signifies that it intends to distribute money dividends within the close to future “in a prudent manner”, the primary of them after its supply in 2025 and charged to 2024 outcomes.

Continuing with custom, Puig plans to take care of a pay out (proportion of revenue distributed amongst shareholders) near 40%, in step with its dividend historical past.


Puig has a market share of 11% in what is called haute perfumery. It is the fourth operator worldwide. And, though the corporate is in the midst of a transition course of, attempting to develop in different segments reminiscent of make-up (18% of gross sales) and skincare (10%), the fragrance department continues to be the large one. group's income engine. The sale of Rabanne fragrances alone contributes greater than 1,000 million euros of turnover to the corporate (1 / 4 of the entire), a degree that it managed to surpass final yr and that’s additionally anticipated to be achieved by the group's different two bestsellers: Carolina Herrera and Charlotte Tilbury, in line with the Strategic Plan for the yr 2027.

In the final two years, Puig has managed to double its revenue, as much as 465 million in 2023. In that interval its gross sales have grown 33% yearly, as much as 4,304 million euros.

The outlook for the sector could be very constructive. According to the IPO brochure, The sector is anticipated to skincare develop at a price of 6% till 2027 with an anticipated international turnover of 278 billion {dollars}. Fragrances will develop one other 7%, to 79,000 million, as will make-up merchandise, which is able to enhance their gross sales to 93,000 million {dollars} inside three years. Puig, who highlights the significance of Generation Z (these born between 1995 and the early 2000s) because of their better capability to buy on-line and better private care, will probably be behind the robust enhance in gross sales of the ecommercewhich is able to account for 26% of the world whole in 2027 (Puig is already at 26%) and in addition enhance the significance of gross sales that happen at airports, often known as journey retail, than attain 13%. This is a “very relevant” half for Puig's gross sales which even launched a few of its perfumes first in these areas throughout 2022 earlier than in road shops.