Cains advises on acquisition of UK snacks food business

Cains has advised Apax Partners, a major investor in Europe’s private equity sector, on the acquisition by Europe Snacks of one of the UK’s leading crisp and snack producers, Kolak. Kolak manufactures crisps and snacks under brands such as ‘Kolak’, ‘Diamond’, ‘Kolak Dylan’s’ and ‘Jacksons’ together with a comprehensive range of bespoke products for its own label market.

Cains’ involvement consisted of working closely with Apax’s English and French legal advisors, Allen & Overy and Jones Day, in order to facilitate the successful acquisition.

The Cains team comprised Tristan Head and Matthew Wilkinson.