Baker McKenzie Advises Post Holdings on Acquisition of Weetabix
Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company, today announced its agreement to acquire Weetabix Limited from Shanghai based state owned enterprise Bright Food Group and an investment fund advised by Barings Private Equity Asia. (Full terms of the agreement can be found here)
The Baker McKenzie team is led by London Corporate partner Charles Whitefoord, supported by senior associate James Adams and associate Anna Scott together with anti-trust partner Bill Batchelor (Brussels), partner Regine Corrado (Chicago) and associate Daniel De Deo (Washington DC).
The Baker McKenzie team worked alongside Lewis Rice (Tom Zook and Alfred Ludwig) who advised Post on the US aspects of the transaction.
Ropes & Gray and Linklaters acted for Baring Private Equity Asia and Bright Foods and Mills & Reeve acted for the Weetabix Executive Management team.