Investee Company – Burton’s Biscuits.
Investee Company Country – UK.
Investee Company Business Type – Biscuit manufacturer.
Type of Financing – Acquisition.
Equity Providers – Hicks, Muse, Tate, & Furst.
Equity Leader (Individual) – John Muse.
Debt Provider – Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Deutsche Bank.
Debt Type – Senior Debt.
Debt Leader – Undisclosed.
Equity Amount – £130m.
Total Deal Value – Undisclosed
Other Advisors – Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette.
Comments – The two merged biscuit manufacturers will hold a market share of approximately 20%, and will be the second largest company in the UK biscuit market, producing well know brands such as Wagon Wheels, Jammie Dodgers, and Viscount Biscuits.