BBF Limited, a Blackburn-based ambient cake and dessert manufacturer, acquired Sargents Bakeries Limited for an undisclosed sum.
Based in Doncaster, Sargents Bakeries produces sweet pies, tarts and sundaes with annual revenue of about £24m. The combined businesses will have turnover approaching £200m, employ over 1,700 people across six sites and will continue to be led by Jonathan Lill as CEO, supported by the BBF board of directors. The site in Doncaster will continue to trade under the Sargents Bakeries name.
Walker Morris fielded a specialist team led by Richard Naish (Picture), Partner in the Corporate Team, with support from Kayleigh Watson (Corporate), Claire Askew (Finance) and Jeremy Moore (Real Estate).
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