On December 1, 2015, Gryphon Investors, a leading San Francisco-based private equity firm, completed its acquisition of The Original Cakerie.
The Original Cakerie is a leading manufacturer of high-quality frozen desserts for retail and foodservice customers across North America with operating locations in Delta, BC, and London, Ont.
Gryphon Investors was represented in the US by Benjamin Clinger, Leah Recht, Federico Baradello and Shayne Henry (M&A) and Louis Hernandez, Aaron Berlin and D’Arcy Grace (banking) of Kirkland & Ellis LLP; and represented in Canada by Simon Romano, Colin Burn, Christian Brands and Paul Neville (M&A) and Marie Garneau and Tara Watson (banking) of Stikeman Elliott LLP.
The Original Cakerie was represented by Cameron Belsher, Pavan Jawanda, Claire Sung and Jerry Nguyen (M&A) of McCarthy Tétrault LLP.
A team from K&L Gates LLP comprising Kevin Gruben, Jessica Pearlman and Claire White provided US legal advice to The Original Cakerie.