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19 August 2014

TA Associates snaps up popcorn business partnership

yummy-popcorn-1023240-m Private equity firm TA Associates has invested in SkinnyPop Popcorn and put one of its execs on the snack company’s board of directors.

13 August 2014

Paine & Partners pulls past halfway point for first flagship fund since financial crash

harvest wheat combine Food and agriculture-focused private equity firm Paine & Partners is more than halfway to its $850m target for its first flagship fund since the financial crash.

7 August 2014

Palladium-backed snack maker sold to strategic investor JM Smucker

holiday-nuts-914476-m Palladium Equity Partners has agreed to exit its investment in fruit and nut company Sahale Snacks which is being bought by spread and sauce maker the JM Smucker Company.

4 August 2014

HIG Europe gains 247 Spanish food and drink stores in two-company deal

Café   Té Mid-market focused private equity firm HIG Europe has bought two Spanish food and drinks companies Café & Té and Panaria.

30 July 2014

Venture firms WTT, DNS, S2G join Series D funding for substitute meat company

beef mince DNS Capital, WTT Investment and S2G Ventures have laid down cash for meat-from-plants maker Beyond Meat.

28 July 2014

Bridges Ventures acquires controlling stake in Wholebake

snacks Venture capital firm Bridges Ventures has bought a controlling stake in snack bars maker Wholebake Limited.

25 July 2014

CREO Group’s food-focused private equity arm raises over $67m for Fund IIIp

creo capital The private equity arm of LA-based merchant bank CREO Group has pulled in more than $67m for a new fund, AltAssets can reveal.

22 July 2014

DFJ leads $25m Series C for food safety software platform icix

icix Venture capital firms including Draper Fisher Jurvetson have invested $25m in food safety compliance startup icix through a Series C funding round.

22 July 2014

Pacific Equity sells NZ food company to biscuit business Universal Robina Corporation for $607m

biscuits-716736-m Pacific Equity Partners has sold snack company Griffin’s Foods to Philippines-based Universal Robina Corporation for NZD700m ($607m).

14 July 2014

Abraaj eyes controlling stake in Egyptian biscuit maker BiscoMisr

BiscoMisr biscuits The Middle East’s biggest private equity firm Abraaj Group has revealed plans to buy a controlling stake in Egyptian backed goods and sweets maker BiscoMisr.

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