‘Ocean to Plate’ Western Australian Premier Seafood processor, wholesaler, retailer and exporter sets its eyes on the Australian retail seafood market which is expected to…
'Ocean to Plate'
Western Australian Premier Seafood processor, wholesaler, retailer and exporter sets its eyes on the Australian retail seafood market which is expected to be $934 million in 2021-22 and Australian wholesale market with expected total revenue to be $4.3 billion.
Established in 1969, Catalano Seafood Ltd employs over 70 people in which handled over 2,047 tons of seafood in 2020/21. Catalano primarily distributes its products directly to independent supermarkets in Western Australia via Metcash, the IGA supermarket franchisor, which enables Catalano's to penetrate the broader network through centralised distribution. The range of products is extensive and evolving with products such as Prawns, Oysters, Salmon, and a variety of other Australian fish species like Snapper and Barramundi. The strategic positioning in the supply chain starts at the WA Toll Processing Facility which is unrivalled in Western Australia.
Not only does the Toll Processing Facility (TPF) generate significant revenue, but it also supplies a service in great demand. Strategically this is how Catalano’s can exercise control over the supply of quality Australian Seafood as they have the skill set to process all species of seafood then package and label.
Boasting FY21 Revenue of $17.1 million (>40% on previous year) Catalano are targeting an aggressive expansion strategy which involves potential offerings into >2,000 independent & branded stores Australia wide. Catalano’s has developed a Growth Strategy around 3 key pillars.
– One of few nationally accredited Toll facilities
– Catalano’s operates high tech multispecies processing facility
– Experienced team of 70 staff
Current retail channels include:
-Currently operating in high-end metropolitan IGA supermarkets
-Servicing Metcash, Australia’s leading wholesale distribution & marketing company, with seafood product
– National roll out of Seafood Management Solution to branded & independent outlets in progress
– Three Company-owned stores located in Perth, Western Australia – Garden City, Whitfords and Factory Direct
– Experienced management team
Family-run Catalano Seafood, have secured cornerstone investment for their Initial Public Offering (IPO) seeking to raise a minimum of $5million and a Maximum of $6Million at $0.20 per share, with plans to list via the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) on 24th February 2022 under ASX Ticker: CSF
A Valuation of $15.9M (Undiluted Minimum subscription) with an attractive Enterprise value of ~ $11.5m gives early investors exposure to the booming Domestic seafood market.
Closing Date of Offer: Thursday 10th February 2022
Expected Date for ASX Quotation: Thursday 24th February 2022
Lead Manager: RM Corporate Finance Pty Ltd
Substantial Holders on a Minimum Subscription Basis
|Windsor Investments Pte. Ltd||11,473,648||14.34%|
|Michael Marcus Liew||10,623,748||13.28%|
|Eugene Pong Sin Tee||8,498,998||10.62%|
|Chai Yuk Liw||4,249,499||5.31%|
For more info on the company and IPO participation please contact:
0413 431 831
Auspac Financial Advisory
0408 949 399
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