Acquisition Criteria

HGL is pursuing organic growth and growth by bolt-on and stand-alone acquisition. If you know of a brand or a business that may be of interest to HGL please contact Iain Thompson on +612 8667 4660 or

Our acquisition criteria are summarised below:

  • Pre-tax profit of $2.0 million to $5.0 million

    HGL is seeking established businesses with a track record of profitability. Businesses with revenue of more than $10 million and EBIT to Sales ratio of 10% are of interest. HGL targets a long term return on capital employed of 20%.

  • Business type

    Distributor of branded products for specialist markets in growth industries with emphasis on health & beauty, homewares, building products and medical devices.

  • Fees

    HGL will pay an appropriate fee where a successful transaction occurs.