Debevoise Advises Kelso and Its Portfolio Company Eagle Family Foods Group in Its Acquisition of General Mills’ Helper and Suddenly Salad Business, Valued at Approximately $610 Million

25 May 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Kelso & Company and its portfolio company, Eagle Family Foods Group, in its acquisition of General Mills’ Helper main meals and Suddenly Salad side dishes businesses in a transaction valued at approximately $610 million. For more information, please read General Mills’ press release.

General Mills is a food manufacturer whose portfolio of brands includes Cheerios, Nature Valley, Blue Buffalo, Häagen-Dazs, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partners Michael Diz and Emily Huang and includes partner Maurizio Levi-Minzi, associates Tiancheng (TC) Huang, Niusha Tavassoli, Sergio Torres and law clerk Jennifer Lang, finance partners Ryan Rafferty and Scott Selinger, associate Elina Sigal and law clerk Timothy Shin, benefits partner J. Michael Snypes and associate Spencer Mizerak, tax partner Michael Bolotin and associate Miriam Yeger, real estate partner Nicole Mesard and associate Anastasiya Kryukova, intellectual property counsel Caroline Geiger and associates Melody Godbolt, Tigist Kassahun and Moses Kim, antitrust counsel Kyra Bromley, FDA regulatory partner Paul Rubin and associate Melissa Runsten and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.