Finsbury acquires Ultrapharm

Finsbury acquires Ultrapharm 03-09-18 On 3 September, our client, Finsbury Food Group plc (“Finsbury”), acquired Ultrapharm Limited (“Ultrapharm”), a Free From bakery manufacturer. The acquisition of Ultrapharm supports the Group’s ongoing strategy to further diversify its product capability into high growth areas. Established in 1993, Ultrapharm employs more than 240 staff across manufacturing sites in the UK and Poland. As …

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Sale of Bama to Serafin Group

On 13th August, 2018 our client, S.C. Johnson & Son announced that it had entered into an agreement to sell Bama, its specialty line of shoe care and shoe accessory products, to Serafin Group, a diversified industrial group based in Munich, Germany. Headquartered in Mosbach, Germany and founded over 100 years ago, Bama is an established leader in the European …

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Kiddylicious acquired by Lotus Bakeries

On 26th July 2018, Lotus Bakeries (“Lotus”) announced the acquisition of our client, Kiddylicious, the innovative British food company that creates delicious, nutritious, portion-controlled snacks and meals for growing babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Founded by Sally Preston in 2009, Kiddylicious is the fastest growing brand in the UK baby food market and has become a must-stock brand for all major …

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William Jackson sells Aunt Bessie’s to Nomad Foods

Our client, William Jackson & Son Limited, today announced that it had entered into an agreement to sell Aunt Bessie’s Limited to Nomad Foods Limited, the leading frozen foods company, for approximately £210 million. Aunt Bessie’s is a leading frozen food company in the UK where it manufactures, distributes and sells a range of branded frozen food products. The Aunt …

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Sale of Essential Cuisine to Solina Group

On 9th May 2018, Solina Group announced the completion of the acquisition of our client, Essential Cuisine Limited, from Nigel Crane, Neil Corlett and Jamie McGregor, the shareholders of the Company. Headquartered in Winsford, UK, Essential Cuisine has a leading position in the UK foodservice market through a range of kitchen-made quality products such as stocks, jus and gravies. Essential …

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