Eversheds advises Equistone Partners Europe on investment in Whitworths
Eversheds has advised mid-market private equity investment company Equistone Partners Europe on its investment in Whitworths, a UK supplier of dried fruit, nut and seed products.
Equistone has taken a majority stake in the transaction, with the business valued at £90m.
Whitworths, a Northamptonshire-based company founded in 1886, supplies branded and own-label dried fruit, nut and seed products, with approximately a 30 per cent market share in its category.
The Eversheds team was led by private equity and consumer sector partner James Trevis, alongside partners Catherine Eley and Antony Walsh.
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