McDermott Represents H.I.G. Capital in the Sale of its Portfolio Company, Lipari Foods
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm with $52 billion of equity capital under management, in the sale of its portfolio company and leading specialty food distributor, importer and manufacturer, Lipari Foods, to an affiliate of Littlejohn & Co., LLC. The transaction was announced on October 31, 2022.
McDermott represented H.I.G. in its initial acquisition of Lipari Foods in January 2019 in partnership with the Lipari family and its senior management team. Through numerous strategic initiatives, investments, and synergistic add-on acquisitions, Lipari Foods achieved significant growth during H.I.G.’s ownership period, generating a strong return for its investors.
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