Roquette’s Acquisition of Sethness Products Company


Perkins Coie represented Sethness Products Company on the deal

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has completed the acquisition of Sethness Products Company. Operations and businesses of both companies will be run independently.

Founded in the USA in 1880, Sethness is the global leader in the production of high quality caramel color for Food & Beverage sectors, thanks to four manufacturing facilities located in the USA, France, India and China. This acquisition will reinforce Roquette’s position as a leading player in these markets and further drive value for its customers.

The Perkins Coie team was led by Chicago partners Randy Bridgeman (Picture) and John Schreiner, along with associates Joe Wyss and Sarah David, who worked in close consultation with Charlie Moles and Randy Romei of Ashcraft & Ashcraft, Ltd., Sethness’ long-time outside counsel.

Involved fees earner: Charles Moles – Ashcraft and Ashcraft, Ltd.; Randall Romei – Ashcraft and Ashcraft, Ltd.; Randy Bridgeman – Perkins Coie; John Schreiner – Perkins Coie; Joseph Wyss – Perkins Coie; Sarah David – Perkins Coie;

Law Firms: Ashcraft and Ashcraft, Ltd.; Perkins Coie;

Clients: Sethness Products Company;