October 6, 2023

Willkie advised Second Nature Brands, a leading creator of snacks and portfolio company of CapVest Partners LLP, on its $34 million acquisition of Sahale Snacks from The J.M. Smucker Co.
Second Nature is a leader in the snacks and treats market, focusing on health-conscious consumers. The acquisition of Sahale Snacks, announced on September 26, adds a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium, branded nut and fruit snack mixes to Second Nature’s portfolio. 
Willkie previously advised CapVest Partners on its acquisition of Second Nature Brands, among numerous other transactions, and Second Nature Brands on its subsequent acquisition of Brownie Brittle.
CapVest Partners is a leading international private equity investor headquartered in London.

The Willkie team was led by partners David Arnold, Neil Townsend, Ryan Giggs and Andrew Gray and included associates Ryan McNamara and Rachel Hudson. 
David Arnold
David Arnold Partner Corporate & Financial Services
Ryan Giggs
Ryan Giggs Partner Corporate & Financial Services
Andrew Gray
Andrew Gray Partner Corporate & Financial Services
Ryan McNamara
Ryan McNamara Associate Corporate & Financial Services
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Rachel Hudson Associate Corporate & Financial Services