KP Snacks Limited’s acquisition of Tangerine Confectionary Limited’s popcorn business, Butterkist Limited


McDermott Will & Emery has advised KP Snacks Limited in its acquisition of Tangerine Confectionary Limited’s popcorn business, Butterkist Limited, the number one branded popcorn in the UK.

Tangerine Confectionary, owned by the Blackstone Group, is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sugar confectionery and popcorn. KP Snacks Limited is a member of the Intersnack Group which is a longstanding client of McDermott’s.

The cross-border McDermott acquisition team was led by Transactions partners Norbert Schulte (picture) and Mark Davis, and included Peter Crichton, Gary Howes, Linda Zeman, Dan Mathias, Matthew Chen and Antonina Nijran advising on corporate matters, Katie Clark, Paul McGrath and Carlene Nicol advising on employment matters, Andrea Hamilton and Christian Krohs advising on competition aspects, and Matthew Herrington advising on tax.

Involved fees earner: Norbert Schulte – McDermott Will & Emery; Mark Davis – McDermott Will & Emery; Peter Crichton – McDermott Will & Emery; Gary Howes – McDermott Will & Emery; Linda Zeman – McDermott Will & Emery; Dan Mathias – McDermott Will & Emery; Matthew Chen – McDermott Will & Emery; Antonina Nijran – McDermott Will & Emery; Katie Clark – McDermott Will & Emery; Paul McGrath – McDermott Will & Emery; Carlene Nicol – McDermott Will & Emery; Andrea Hamilton – McDermott Will & Emery; Christian Krohs – McDermott Will & Emery; Matthew Herrington – McDermott Will & Emery;

Law Firms: McDermott Will & Emery;

Clients: KP Snacks Limited;