Clearwater International advised the management team on the MBO of Abel & Cole Limited, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of home delivered organic food.
The deal was funded by Phoenix Equity Partners. Abel & Cole, based in Wimbledon, offers a comprehensive range of organic produce, including meat, fish, dairy products and groceries. The transaction sees the management team partner with Phoenix and founder and previous owner, Keith Abel.
“Abel & Cole is a wonderful story of an entrepreneur turning a vision into reality. Keith and his management team have built a great business which has remained loyal to its core values.”
David Burns, Partner, Phoenix
“Abel & Cole is renowned for its organic credentials and is well placed to take advantage of strong growth in demand for organic food. The transaction will provide support for the business as it enters the next stage of growth.”
Marc Gillespie, Partner, Clearwater International