Mistral Buys into Prepared Foods Retailer

Marino, Jonathan
November 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/16/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p18
The article reports on the investment made by Mistral Equity Partners, the consumer and media-focused private equity (PE) firm, in the Chef Solutions Holdings of Orval Kent Food Co. Orval Kent is a portfolio company of PE firm Questor Management and it plans to use the investment to pay down debt and finance its cost-savings initiatives. According to the article, PE and strategic companies have made investments in the consumer food sector since the start of the recession.


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