Leveraged Buyout

Seabrook Crisps ceo Jonathan Bye led a turnaround of the business

Seabook Crisps turnover soars to £27M

By Alice Foster

Seabrook Crisps has boosted profitability and increased its turnover by 11% to £27M after adapting to the changing retail environment.

Premier Foods could be forced to settle for a joint venture partner for its troubled bread business

Premier Foods ‘may be forced into Hovis joint venture’

By Rick Pendrous

Premier Foods may have to settle for a joint venture (jv) partner for its troubled Hovis bread business if it fails to secure an outright buyer, as it tries to reduce its mountain of debt and avoid the prospects breaching banking covenants.

Pork Farms makes chilled savoury pastry products


Pork Farms owner fishes for buyer

By Rod Addy

Pork Farms owner Vision Capital is fishing for prospective buyers for the chilled savoury pastry manufacturer, FoodManufacture.co.uk can exclusively reveal.

The management buyout of Symington's, which makes Chicken Tonght, could pave the way for its acquisition of Premier Food brands such as Angel Delight

Symington’s buyout could signal Premier Foods bid

By Lorraine Mullaney

Packaged grocery business Symington’s has undergone a management buyout, which follows press reports that the firm has plans to buy certain Premier Foods brands, including Angel Delight.

Sarson's is one of Premier's non-core brands attracting interest

Premier Foods’ brands sought by private equity firms

By Dan Colombini

The acquisition of up-for-sale Ragu manufacturer Symington’s could be the key to unlocking the success of Premier Food’s non-core brands, according to city analysts, after reports of private equity interest in the businesses.

Experts said a trade buyer was likley for the the fish finger maker

Iglo Foods Group sale will attract trade buyer interest

By Dan Colombini

A major multi-national trade buyer is going to be the most likely bidder for frozen food firm Birds Eye Iglo, according to city analysts, after its owner Permira confirmed it was exploring a sale of the business.


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