M&A Deal Summary
|Buyer(s)||The WhiteWave Foods|
|Deal Type||Add-on Acquisition|
|Deal Value||600M USD|
|Advisor(s)||Barclays Investment Bank
Houlihan Lokey (Financial)
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
Cooley LLP (Legal)
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|Revenue||4.0B USD (2016)|
The WhiteWave Foods Co. is a consumer packaged food and beverage company that manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy products and organic produce throughout North America and Europe. WhiteWave is focused on providing consumers with innovative, great-tasting food and beverage choices that meet their increasing desires for nutritious, flavorful, convenient, and responsibly-produced products. WhiteWave was formed in 1977 and is based in Denver, Colorado.
|Overall||1 of 4|
|Sector (Food)||1 of 4|
|Type (Add-on Acquisition)||1 of 4|
|State (California)||1 of 2|
|Country (United States)||1 of 3|
|Year (2013)||1 of 1|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 4|
So Delicious Dairy Free
Eugene, Oregon, United States
So Delicious Dairy Free is a provider of consumers with the broadest selection of delicious alternatives to dairy-based foods and beverages. So Delicious Dairy Free products are proud to offer truly delicious solutions across numerous categories for people with special dietary needs and desires.
|Category||Private Equity Firm|
Kainos Capital is a private equity firm focused on the food and consumer products sector. Kainos targets manufacturers and marketers of food products, as well as other consumer products in the household and personal care industries and over-the-counter health and nutritional products sectors. The Firm's target investment size is $50 to $150 million in a company with an EBITDA of $10 to $80 million. Kainos Capital is based in Dallas, Texas.
|Overall||7 of 17|
|Sector (Food)||7 of 11|
|Type (Add-on Acquisition)||5 of 8|
|State (California)||2 of 4|
|Country (United States)||7 of 16|
|Year (2013)||1 of 1|
|Size (of disclosed)||4 of 6|
Milk Specialties Global
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
Milk Specialties Global is a human and animal nutrition company. The Human Nutrition Business Unit is a leading manufacturer of whey and milk protein ingredients used primarily in the sports nutrition and functional foods end-markets. Milk Specialties Global was founded in 1949 and is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Benicia, California, United States
InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. is a provider in research, develops, markets and distributes specialty nutritional ingredients, which are sold worldwide to manufacturers of dietary supplements and nutraceutical food and beverage products.