Sale of Mr Mallo to the Carly Versele family

On 6th August 2019, it was announced that our client, Perwyn, has entered into a binding agreement in relation to the sale of Mr. Mallo to the entrepreneurial family Carly Versele, together with the management team and Chris de Wolf. Headquartered in Wetteren (Belgium), Mr. Mallo is the leading private label marshmallow manufacturer in Europe. With over €33m of sales …

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Sale of Cloetta’s Belgian distribution business

We were pleased to advise our client, Cloetta AB, on the sale of its Belgian distribution business to German confectioner, Katjes International, as part of its strategy to focus on core brands and key markets following the merger with Leaf in December last year. Katjes will continue to sell and distribute Cloetta owned brands in Belgium.

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Jacob Fruitfield merger with Valeo Foods

Our client, Jacob Fruitfield Food Group, has announced a merger with Valeo Foods, an investee company of CapVest Limited, for an undisclosed consideration. Jacob Fruitfield comprises a number of Ireland’s best known consumer food products including Jacob’s biscuits (Fig Rolls, Kimberley, Mikado and Coconut Creams), Chef sauces, Fruitfield jams and marmalades and Silvermints and Scots Clan sweets and confectionery. The …

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Tangerine Confectionery acquired by Blackstone

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sugar confectionery and popcorn, has been acquired by The Blackstone Group. Blackstone has invested for a majority stake in the company, alongside management which has re-invested significantly in the business. Stamford Partners advised the management of Tangerine.

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Tangerine Confectionery acquires Monkhill

Our client, Tangerine Confectionery, has completed the acquisition of Monkhill Confectionery the maker of many famous name brands including Butterkist popcorn, Barratt Sherbet Fountains, Sharp’s toffees, Lion gums and Jameson’s Ruffle bar. The company was acquired from Cadbury Schweppes for £58 million in cash and the deal creates one of Europe’s biggest sugar confectionery businesses. Tangerine makes a range of …

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Management buy in of Toms Confectionery

A management buy in of Toms Confectionery, backed by Close Brothers Growth Capital, has transferred ownership of the business away from Toms Gruppen of Denmark.  Toms Confectionery, in addition to its strong private label business, owns a number of own brands including marshmallow brand, Princess, and is also the sole UK distributor of the Anthon Berg range of chocolate liqueurs. …

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