Henderson Private Equity has exited food manufacturer Homann through a sale to AIM-listed investment company IFR Capital. IFR has acquired 100% of the share capital of Homann, continuing its strategy of consolidation in the European retail food sector. Henderson backed the secondary management buyout of Homann in 2004 from Dutch private equity house Gilde. Gilde acquired the asset in 1999 from global food manufacturer Unilever.
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