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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.

11 July 2014

Unilever sells veteran weight loss business Slim-Fast to food-focused Kainos Capital

milk-shake-952568-m Mid-market private equity firm Kainos Capital has plumped up its portfolio with the acquisition of Slim-Fast from consumer goods giant Unilever.

11 July 2014

Cerberus among Elephant Bar suitors

elephant Private equity firm Cerberus is reportedly among suitors for restaurant chain Elephant Bar, which filed for bankruptcy last month.

10 July 2014

EQT-backed SSP surges in LSE debut

ssp Private equity-backed food concessions operator SSP surged in its debut on the London Stock Exchange today.

7 July 2014

Americana denies knowledge of bidding war between KKR, TPG and CVC

french-fries-1136161-m The Kuwait Food Company, or Americana, has denied knowledge of a rumoured bidding war for a $5bn stake in the company between top private equity firms.

7 July 2014

Jafco, Gree Ventures-backed bento box delivery business gets $27.5m new funding

TBFA16 Jafco Ventures-backed Star Festival, the company behind bento box delivery business Gochikuru.com, has picked up another $27.5m of funding from Japanese mail order office supply major Askul.

4 July 2014

Bids for Cinven’s Pizza Express fall short of £1bn price tag

legerra Offers for Cinven’s restaurant chain Pizza Express have reportedly fell short of the private equity firm’s expectations.

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