Translink Corporate Finance in Italy, led by Gianni Laudato, Senior Managing Partner, along with Analyst Vittoria Dalla Rosa, acted as the advisor to Candy Factory S.p.A. in the acquisition of Akellas S.r.l. located in Cerro Maggiore (Milan). Akellas specialises in producing and selling the renowned balsamic candies under the brand Monk’s, both domestically and internationally.


Trivest Partners, LP (Trivest), a Miami-based, founder-focused private equity firm with over 40 years of experience creating strategic partnerships and fostering growth, has partnered with Perricone Juices.

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Perricone Juices is the leading producer of premium, craft juices with a focus on the “freshly squeezed” citrus category.


Translink Corporate Finance in France and in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive advisor to Barentz on the acquisition of nutraceuticals distributor, Natural.

Barentz International, a leading global life science ingredients distributor, acquired Natural, a supplier of premium, naturally sourced, herbal, and functional ingredient solutions for the nutraceuticals industry in France and Europe. The Verrières-en-Anjou (Angers) based company operates a customer-focused distribution model, with a relentless focus on delivering (and securing supply of) a unique portfolio of nutraceutical ingredients solutions to brands and CDMO-customers at highest service-levels.


Translink Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive advisor to Carne Fleischhandel GmbH (Carne) on the sale to Gausepohl Food GmbH (Gausepohl).
Carne’s alignment of its shareholder structure provided the ideal timing to explore opportunities of joining forces with a strategic partner. The sale to Gausepohl will allow Carne to continue to grow organically and build up additional services. It will also enable Carne to implement cross-selling strategies with investor’s operations as operative management seeks to continue growing Carne and remain full-time, following the transaction.


Translink Corporate Finance is pleased to announce that it acted as the buy-side advisor in Barentz International’s acquisition of speciality ingredients distributor Unipex. The transaction is subject to the completion of legal and specified closing conditions, including the receipt of European merger control clearances.


Welcome Dairy Holdings (“Welcome”), a New Heritage Capital portfolio company, is pleased to announce it has acquired North Star Processing (“North Star”). Translink acted as advisor to the buyer.


Benford Capital Partners Management, L.P. (“Benford Capital” or “BCP”), a Chicago-based private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce it has completed the recapitalization of Brothers International Food Corporation (“Brothers” or the “Company”) in partnership with Founder, Travis Betters, who will continue to lead Brothers as CEO. Translink acted as advisor to the buyer.


Anecta Translink advises Oppigårds Bryggeri on the sale of the company to Röko. The investment company Röko has acquired 70% of Sweden’s leading independent craft brewery, Oppigårds Bryggeri AB, from founder and CEO Björn Falkeström.


Anafina Capital Partners, member of Translink Corporate Finance, is pleased to announce that it has served as an exclusive M&A advisor to Ofçaysan Tarım Ürünleri Entegre Tesisleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., in connection with creation of a JV with Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) Turkey.


Translink Corporate Finance announces the sale of Exclusives Cerdanya S.L., a Spanish distributor of fresh and frozen food in the North Catalonian area to Francisco Puig Masjoan S.A. (Dispuig). Translink acted as financial advisor to the owner of Exclusives Cerdanya S.L.