Private equity house Permira ‘puts Iglo up for sale’

Private equity company Permira wants to sell its frozen food company Iglo, bought from Unilever for €1.7bn in 2006, according to various media reports.

Permira merged Iglo with Italian sector peer Findus, which it also bought from Unilever in October 2010.The new group booked pre-tax profit of €160m in the first six months of last year.
Sources told news agency Reuters Premira has asked Credit Suisse to lead-manage the sale.

Thank you for donating to

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation