Walker Morris advises on takeover of Yorkshire Game

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09/03/2017

Food & Drink Group reinforces specialist expertise

A multi-disciplinary team from Walker Morris has advised on the acquisition of Richmond-based food manufacturer, Yorkshire Game.

Specialist lawyers from Walker Morris advised David Salkeld and Adrian Lyons on the purchase of the business and assets of Yorkshire Game. Following the takeover Adrian Lyons will become Managing Director of the new company.

Yorkshire Game is renowned in the food industry for its high-quality game and venison, supplying sustainable and fully traceable wild meat. It services a broad customer base including supermarkets, wholesalers, butchers and food service companies and counts Marks & Spencer amongst its customers.

Richard Naish, Head of the Food & Drink Group at Walker Morris said:

“Yorkshire Game is a strong heritage brand, which prides itself on delivering a high-quality product. The experience and industry knowledge that David and Adrian are able to bring to the Company will help to reinforce its specialist expertise and strategic direction.

“The deal also reinforces our own extensive experience in the food sector. We work closely with food and drink companies, particularly food manufacturers, to ensure our legal expertise is delivered in a commercially relevant and pragmatic context.”

Walker Morris fielded a multi-disciplinary team comprising Richard Naish, Aaron Dixon (Corporate), Simon Clark, Claire Askew (Finance) and Judith Pike (Real Estate).

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