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25 March 2015

3G Capital could target Kraft Foods for merger with Heinz

Kraft Brazilian buyout house 3G Capital is reportedly eyeing the take-private purchase of food giant Kraft so it can merge it with portfolio company Heinz.

13 March 2015

PE-backed fast-food chain Del Taco bought by blank-cheque vehicle in $500m deal

download (2) Mexican-themed fast-food chain Del Taco, whose shareholders include Goldman Sachs Mezzanine Partners and Charlesbank Capital Partners, has reportedly been sold to investment company Levy Acquisition Corp.

11 March 2015

Portobello picks up Spanish tinned food, ready meals business IAN

IAN Spanish private equity firm Portobello Capital has paid more than €50m for packaged and tinned food business Industrias Alimentarias de Navarra.

9 March 2015

PEP 75% of way to A$2bn Fund V target, buys Kerry Group Australia arm

Kerry Group Australian buyout house Pacific Equity Partners has reportedly agreed to pick up baked goods giant Kerry Food's operations in the country for about A$250m ($193m).

6 March 2015

MOD Pizza looks at topping $40m in Perella Weinberg-led round

MOD Pizza Perella Weinberg Partners has led a financing round for fast-casual pizza business MOD Pizza which could top $40m.

2 March 2015

Gimv backs Oranjeboom seller United Dutch Breweries

download (3) European private equity investor Gimv has made its largest investment in the Netherlands so far by investing in United Dutch Breweries (UDB).

9 February 2015

Meal delivery service HelloFresh picks up $125m from existing backers Insight, Rocket Internet

news_grocery_lrg Insight Venture Partners has renewed its commitment to grocery and meal delivery business HelloFresh by backing a new $125m round of financ

4 February 2015

Boxwood hops to acquisition of yoghurt maker sweetFrog

milk-shake-952568-m Mid-market private equity investor Boxwood Capital Partners has bought frozen yoghurt chain sweetFrog Enterprises, nearly three years after first making a minority.

28 January 2015

Sequoia joins sizable $350m Series E for China’s takeaway ordering site Ele.me

chinese-carry-out-922333-m Sequoia Capital has taken part in a hefty $350m funding round for Chinese takeaway ordering platform Ele.me, which translates as Hungry Yet.

15 January 2015

Ardian, Resource Partners add cookie maker Chojecki to Poland’s Delicpol

chojecki Ardian and Resource Partners have bought Polish cookie maker Chojecki to merge with their 2012 investment Delicpol.

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