CapVest Acquires Second Nature Brands

May 6, 2022

Willkie advised CapVest on its acquisition of Second Nature Brands, a leading creator of snacks and treats.

On April 26, funds managed by Willkie client CapVest Partners LLP closed the acquisition of Second Nature Brands, a creator of premium, nutritional and better-for-you snacks and treats, from a private equity fund affiliated with Palladium Equity Partners, LLC.

Second Nature is a Michigan-based leader in the fast-growing snacks and treats market. The company’s brands comprise Kar’s Nuts, Second Nature Snacks and Sanders Chocolates.

CapVest Partners is a leading international private equity investor headquartered in London.

Willkie previously advised CapVest Partners on numerous transactions, including the sale of its portfolio companies Valeo Foods and Eight Fifty Food Group to Bain Capital and Sofina Foods, respectively.

The Willkie team was led by partners David Arnold and Andrew Gray and included partners Neil Townsend and Thomas Spencer.