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Due Diligence – Baked Goods and Gluten Free Bakery

Sector:

Markets: UK

The target was a manufacturer of retailer brand morning goods, bread and gluten-free products.

We were appointed by a private equity fund participating in the sale process to provide commercial and operational due diligence:

  • We reviewed the VDD and interviewed the consultants who produced the document. We analysed scan data, conducted store audits and undertook interviews to develop a deeper understanding of market dynamics and trends, particularly in retailer brand.
  • We reviewed the site operations and plans for new facilities.
  • We evaluated the plan and identified upsides and risks.

Ultimately our client did not pursue the acquisition of the target.