Ropes & Gray Represents Hearthside Food Solutions in Acquisition of Greencore USA
Ropes & Gray represented Hearthside Food Solutions, a leading contract manufacturer, and its majority owners Charlesbank Capital Partners and Partners Group, in Hearthside’s agreement to acquire Greencore USA, a leading frozen contract packager and producer of refrigerated, fresh-made sandwiches, entrees, and salad kits. This transaction expands and diversifies the Hearthside network to 38 production facilities in the U.S. and Europe. The transaction, announced on Oct. 15, is subject to customary closing conditions.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partners Bob Rivollier and David Blittner in New York, and Philip Sanderson in London.