Debevoise Advises CD&R in Its Acquisition of Shearer’s Foods

14 December 2023

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Shearer’s Foods. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Kevin Schmidt and counsel David Iozzi and includes partner Chris Anthony, counsel Molly Stockley, international counsel Anne-Mette Heemsoth and associates Katherine Cappeller, Shira Huberfeld, Hannah Levine, Shirley Li and Ilana Madorsky, finance partners Brett Novick and Scott Selinger, counsel Michael McGuigan, associates Nicola Hill and Mitchell Neuberger, corporate staff attorney Katherine Stanger and law clerks Shefit Koboci, Jeannie Le and Timothy Shin, executive compensation and employee benefits partner Franklin Mitchell and associates Julia Adams and Sandy De Sousa, tax partner Erin Cleary and associate Samuel Krawiecz, investment management associates Ruth Fruchter and Brett Stephen Johnson, intellectual property associates Melody Godbolt and Tigist Kassahun, real estate partner Edward Rishty and associates Isadore Shamah and Alexander Djaha, antitrust partner Michael Schaper and counsel Kyra Bromley, litigation partner Andrew Levine, counsel Tricia Bozyk Sherno and Erich Grosz and associates Adam Aukland-Peck and Leah Martin, FDA regulatory partner Paul Rubin and associate Melissa Runsten and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.