Sofina Foods Inc’s Acquisition Of Eight Fifty Food Group

In UK Walker Morris solicitor, advised on the matter.

Walker Morris solicitor advised Eight Fifty Food Group with a team including Debbie Jackson (Picture – Corporate M&A), Richard Naish (Corporate M&A).

Sofina Foods acquired Eight Fifty Food Group (Eight Fifty) for an undisclosed consideration.

Eight Fifty is a leading multi-protein specialist that was created following the acquisition of Young’s Seafood by Karro Food Group, a UK pork processor, in 2019. The sale brings an end to the three year involvement by international private equity firm CapVest Partners LLP, who acquired Karro Food Group in 2017 following an Endless backed transformation.

Eight Fifty employs around 8,300 people, across 23 manufacturing sites and will complement Sofina Food’s North American platform, with Eight Fifty CEO Di Walker continuing to lead the business under the new ownership.

The transaction is subject to approval from regulatory authorities.

The Walker Morris Team was led by Debbie Jackson (Picture) with support from Kayleigh Watson, Richard Naish and Luke Riley.

Involved fees earner: Debbie Jackson – Walker Morris solicitor; Richard Naish – Walker Morris solicitor; Luke Riley – Walker Morris solicitor; Kayleigh Watson – Walker Morris solicitor;

Law Firms: Walker Morris solicitor;

Clients: Eight Fifty Food Group;

Giulia Di Palma

Author: Giulia Di Palma