Shearman & Sterling advises frostkrone on financing of acquisition of Piz’Wich

Cate­gory: Private Equity
15. May 2018

Frank­furt — Shear­man & Ster­ling advi­sed frost­krone Group, a port­fo­lio company of Emeram Capi­tal Part­ners (“EMERAM”), on the finan­cing of its acqui­si­tion of Piz’­Wich, a specialty manu­fac­tu­rer of on-the-go frozen snack products. Sellers include Piz’­wich Manage­ment and the French private equity invest­ment company Ardian.

Piz’­wich is a manu­fac­tu­rer of white-label frozen snack products for super­mar­kets, hyper­mar­kets, airline cate­rers and food service provi­ders. Head­quar­te­red in Bulgné­ville, France, the company main­ta­ins stra­te­gic part­ner­ships with largely inter­na­tio­nal players.

EMERAM is an inde­pen­dent Munich-based invest­ment company for German-spea­king medium-sized compa­nies. Funds advi­sed by EMERAM provide capi­tal for the further deve­lo­p­ment of compa­nies with a fund volume of €350 million. EMERAM sees itself as a long-term busi­ness deve­lo­p­ment part­ner for compa­nies in the five sectors of consu­mer goods, retail, indus­trial goods, services and health­care. Shear­man & Ster­ling previously advi­sed EMERAM in 2017 on the finan­cing of the acqui­si­tion of frost­krone Group.

Advi­sor frost­krone Group: Shear­man & Sterling
Led by part­ner Winfried M. Carli, photo (Germany-Finance), part­ner Pierre-Nico­las Ferrand (Paris-Finance), part­ner Dr. Matthias Weis­sin­ger, asso­ciate Maria Iorno and tran­sac­tion specia­list Marina Kieweg (all Germany-Finance).

About Shear­man & Sterling
Shear­man & Ster­ling is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with 22 offices in 13 count­ries and appro­xi­m­ately 850 lawy­ers. In Germany, Shear­man & Ster­ling is repre­sen­ted at the Frank­furt office. The firm is one of the inter­na­tio­nal market leaders in advi­sing on complex cross-border tran­sac­tions. World­wide, Shear­man & Ster­ling prima­rily advi­ses inter­na­tio­nal corpo­ra­ti­ons and large natio­nal compa­nies, finan­cial insti­tu­ti­ons, and large mid-sized compa­nies. For more infor­ma­tion, visit

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