Deal Announcement


DC Advisory and Danske Bank Corporate Finance advised CapVest on the acquisition of Scandza

12 Feb 2014

Scandza is a leading branded food and non-alcoholic beverages business operating across the Nordic region

Scandza vendor Lindsay Goldberg, a US based private equity house, launched a sale process in late 2013

DC Advisory (“DC”) and Danske Bank Corporate Finance (“Danske”) were engaged to provide financial and debt advice to CapVest on the acquisition of Scandza

Following a competitive auction, CapVest successfully agreed the purchase of Scandza in December 2013; terms were undisclosed

The acquisition of Scandza provides CapVest with an investment in a leading food and non-alcoholic beverages business, with strong market positions across its key segments

Deal Team

Ciarra O'Neill

Managing Director
United Kingdom

Alexander Walsh, Principal at CapVest commented:
“DC Advisory and Danske Bank provided CapVest with excellent service and advice throughout the Scandza process. Scandza was the third food transaction we engaged the DC / Danske team on – testament to the quality of service received.”

Terry Huffine, Executive Director at DC Advisory commented:
“We are pleased to have had another opportunity to work with the exceptional team at CapVest – our third food transaction with them in the past year. Scandza’s strong position and innovative spirit will be further strengthened by CapVest’s deep experience in food and beverages, and in the region.”