Innovative Bites’s acquisition of Hancocks, one of the UK’s leading confectionery specialists

Addleshaw Goddard has advised the largest importer of American food products in Europe, Innovative Bites, on its acquisition of Hancocks, one of the UK’s leading confectionery specialists, from H2 Equity Partners and management. The deal is the second major acquisition by Innovative Bites in the last 12 months, with the combined group selling to over […]

Ardenton Capital’s acquisition of UK-based steel galvanising company Corbetts the Galvanizers

Addleshaw Goddard has advised Canadian private equity firm Ardenton Capital on its first UK acquisition of Corbetts the Galvanizers. Corbetts, which is the UK’s largest independent hot dip galvanizer, will use Ardenton’s investment to continue to deliver high quality products whilst exploring opportunities to create more capacity within its Midlands operation. Corbetts will continue to […]

Element Materials Technology’s £620.3 million recommended cash acquisition of Exova

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) as majority shareholder in Exova Group (“Exova”), a global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, in the £620.3 million recommended cash acquisition of Exova by Element Materials Technology Group Element is a leading global materials and product qualification testing provider with a strong focus […]

Metric Capital Partners’ Entry into a subscription line facility with Citibank

The London office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Metric Capital Partners (MCP), a leading European private capital investor, in its entry into a subscription line facility with Citibank. MCP’s typical investments include growth capital, shareholders’ consolidation, buy and build, balance sheet optimization and post-turnaround situations. Since launch in 2012, MCP has completed 22 […]