Exit in sight for Invus as pet food producer Blue Buffalo lines up IPO


Private equity-backed pet food company Blue Buffalo is planning an IPO for later in the year, Reuters has reported.

Established in 2003, Blue Buffalo is the fastest growing major pet food company in America, with $600m of revenue in 2013.It is backed by private equity firm Invus, which invests via an evergreen structure with over $4bn under management out of offices in New York, Paris and Hong Kong.

JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are to lead the listing, the report said.

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