Type: News
Date: 07/18/2019

Taft Acts as Legal Counsel for Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. Add-On Acquisition by Fresh Direct Produce

Taft’s M&A and Corporate Finance teams are pleased to have acted as legal counsel to Fresh Direct Produce, a portfolio company of private equity funds sponsored by Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW), in connection with its acquisition of Emperor Specialty Foods (Emperor).

Emperor, headquartered in Richmond, BC, Canada, is a distributor of mushrooms, pears, and other specialty fruits and vegetables. HKW is a private equity firm with offices in Indianapolis and New York. Read the release here.

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