FFW and Simmons cook up roles on bakery purchase

Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) and Simmons & Simmons have won places on the sale of UK-based baked goods producer Eurobuns to Scandinavian giant ;Lantmannen Unibake.

Simmons corporate partner Richard May acted for Lantmannen Unibake on the deal, while FFW corporate partner Tim Davies represented the selling shareholders of Eurobuns.

Davies said: “Eurobuns is a company with very modern, purpose-built facilities and fits in well with the business development programme at Lantmannen.”

Milton Keynes-based Eurobuns produces frozen fast food breads.

Lantmannen Unibake employs 4,400 people in 29 bakeries in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Russia, and Sweden, and has annual sales of around e730m (£580.34m).

Simmons previously advised the company on its acquisition of Belgian-based croissant producer Pastridor in 2006.