Latham & Watkins Advises Entrepreneurial Equity Partners in Acquisition of Roskam Baking Company and Merger into Organic Milling
Entrepreneurial Equity Partners (e2p), a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on the food and consumer packaged goods industries, has announced that it has acquired Roskam Baking Company (Roskam) and merged Roskam with Organic Milling, one of its portfolio companies. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Latham & Watkins LLP represents e2p in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by New York partner Alex Kelly, with associates Alyssa Galinsky, Jack Welch, Nancy Zhu, and John McMillan, a funds team led by New York partner Andrea Schwartzman, with associates Matt Wynne and Gabe Pugel, and a finance team led by New York partner Kendra Kocovsky, with associates Sara Shahmiri, Victoria Cappucci, and Joshua Guerra. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Eric Kamerman, with associate Lukas Kutilek; on benefits, compensation, and labor matters by New York partner Jennifer Pepin and Chicago partner Nineveh Alkhas, with associates Dan Gocek and Laura Waller; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Steve Betensky, with associates Dewey Kang and Zachary Shufro; on real estate matters by New York counsel Shira Bressler, with associate Yerin Yang; on representation and warranty insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with associates Hannah Cary and Celia Lown; on environmental matters by New York partner Gary Gengel, with associate Tyler Krenek; on regulatory matters by New York partner Ben Naftalis, Washington, D.C. partners Ben Haas and Farrell Malone, and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English, with associates Lauren Sun and Seth Olson.