Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised Richard Page (Co-founder and Chairman), James Lawson (CEO) and the management team of Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN) on the management buyout backed by CapVest Partners. The founding family will retain a significant interest in IPN and will continue to support its future growth plans.
Headquartered in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, IPN is the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet foods with market leading brands including Wagg and Harringtons. Under the ownership of L Catterton, IPN developed and grew its portfolio of leading pet food brands into the number one dry dog food brand in the UK. With the help of CapVest Partners in the next phase of growth the company will accelerate its organic growth strategy, supported by an active and targeted buy-and-build strategy to consolidated its market leading position within the UK and expand outside the UK market.
“The Jamieson team were a great support to me and the team. Throughout the transaction they assisted us in achieving a great outcome with a partner that is aligned with management’s vision. Jamieson’s knowledge of the market together with their attention to detail was extremely valuable, and we wouldn’t hesitate in recommending them.”
James Lawson, CEO
Andrew Cox, Stephen Maxwell and Jack Yang advised Richard Page, James Lawson and the management team as part of the transaction and on the terms of the new management incentive arrangements.