Walker Morris advises Karro Food Group on its latest acquisition

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26/06/2018

A multi-disciplinary team at Walker Morris has advised Karro Food Group, on its acquisition of TS Bloor & Sons for an undisclosed sum. This latest acquisition aims to boost Karro’s added value pork production capability.

Karro Food Group is a British pork producer with annual turnover of over £500 million. The company supplies fresh pork and cured, cooked and frozen meats to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers, and has a reputation for high welfare standards and high quality pork produce. Headquartered in Malton, North Yorkshire, Karro employs around 3,100 people across the UK and has divisions in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.

The Walker Morris Team comprised: Richard Naish, Marianne McKeown (Corporate), Jeremy Moore and Andrew Maclean (Real Estate), Andrew Rayment and Charlotte Smith (Employment).

Di Walker, Executive Chair of Karro commented:

“TS Bloor & Sons has an outstanding reputation in the market, led by managing director Charles Bloor. The acquisition is a highly strategic move for Karro Food Group as we look to bring TS Bloor’s skills & artisan knowledge together with the supply of our own pigs from high welfare, RSPCA assured farms.

“We welcome Charles and his dedicated team to Karro and look forward to working with them to further develop the business.”

Richard Naish added:

“As a long-standing client of the Firm, we have been delighted to advise Karro on this latest acquisition. The deal reinforces Walker Morris’ reputation in the food and drink sector, with a multidisciplinary team that is able to draw from a wide range of expertise and knowledge from across the firm.”

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