Deal Announcement

DC Advisory advised TowerBrook on its investment in Van Geloven

19 May 2015

Van Geloven is the market leading manufacturer of frozen snacks and appetisers in the Benelux region

DC Advisory (“DC”) provided both M&A and debt advice to TowerBrook Capital Partners (U.K.) LLP (“TowerBrook”) on the acquisition of Van Geloven

Having extensive experience in the food sector, DC was knowledgeable on both the asset and the market in which it operates

DC guided TowerBrook to move quickly into exclusive discussion, and to complete a deal from beginning to end in eight weeks

TowerBrook announced the signing of the transaction on 23 March 2015. Terms were not disclosed

This is the sixth food transaction by DC UK’s Consumer team in the last 24 months

Deal Team

Ciara O'Neill

Managing Director
United Kingdom

Jose Arellano, Principal at TowerBrook, commented: DC Advisory was the logical choice to advise us on this transaction given their knowledge of TowerBrook’s investment strategy; their seamless delivery of M&A and debt advice; their considerable experience in food and the complexities of fast-moving consumer goods companies. The DC team delivered on all fronts and their advice was instrumental in the completion of this deal.

Terry Huffine, Managing Director at DC Advisory, commented: “Van Geloven is a great business with a great management team. We are confident that the company will continue to thrive under TowerBrook’s stewardship and we are pleased to have had the opportunity to work with their exceptional team.