Global Foods Solutions’ Acquisition Of CSM Ingredients

Slaughter and May advised Global Foods Solutions on the deal. Slaughter and May worked as an integrated team including Best Friends, Bredin Prat, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Hengeler Mueller and Uría Menéndez, as well as Eubelius, Chiomenti and Elvinger Hoss Prussen.

Global Foods Solutions (and its affiliates) acquired CSM’s bakery ingredients business (“CSM Ingredients”). Global Foods Solutions is an independently managed subsidiary of Investindustrial VII L.P., a fund managed by Investindustrial Advisors Limited. CSM Ingredients is a manufacturer and distributor of a wide range of bakery ingredients and generates annual revenues of approximately €500 million. The main markets in Europe are Germany, Italy, France, the UK and Benelux, with a growing presence in China and wider Asia.

Slaughter and May’s team included Nilufer von Bismarck (Picture), Partner, Filippo de Falco, Partner, Serena Hopkins, Associate, Zahida Manji, Associate, Sam Salt, Associate, Jonathan McNaul, Associate, Madison Vincent, Trainee, Alice Eccles, Trainee, Duncan Blaikie, Partner, Harry Vanner, Associate, Heather Catchpole, Associate, Laura Monaghan, Associate, Anton Nilsson, Trainee, Phil Linnard, Partner, James Chumbley, Associate, Ellie Wilson, Associate, Natasha Voake, Trainee, John Nevin, Partner, Paul Roberton, Associate, Richard Keczkes, Associate, Gareth Miles, Partner, Alex Sim, Associate, Jordan Ellison, Partner, Joshua Esam, Associate.


Involved fees earner: Duncan Blaikie – Slaughter and May; Heather Catchpole – Slaughter and May; James Chumbley – Slaughter and May; Filippo de Falco – Slaughter and May; Jordan Ellison – Slaughter and May; Joshua Esam – Slaughter and May; Serena Hopkins – Slaughter and May; Richard Keczkes – Slaughter and May; Phil Linnard – Slaughter and May; Zahida Manji – Slaughter and May; Jonathan McNaul – Slaughter and May; Gareth Miles – Slaughter and May; Laura Monaghan – Slaughter and May; John Nevin – Slaughter and May; Paul Roberton – Slaughter and May; Sam Salt – Slaughter and May; Alex Sim – Slaughter and May; Harry Vanner – Slaughter and May; Nilufer von Bismarck – Slaughter and May; Ellie Wilson – Slaughter and May;

Law Firms: Slaughter and May;

Clients: Global Foods Solutions;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler