On February 26, 2021, Ya YA Foods Corporation (“Ya YA Foods” or the “Company”), was acquired by Entrepreneurial Equity Partners (E2P or the “Buyer”).
Duff & Phelps served as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Ya YA Foods and provided sell-side M&A advisory services in connection with the sale to E2P.
About Ya YA Foods Corporation
Ya YA Foods, headquartered in Mississauga, ON, Canada offers end-to-end co-packing solutions to major consumer-branded beverage companies across North America. Ya YA Foods provides services for juice and other traditional high-acid-beverages, as well as low-acid beverages including broth & broth derivatives, plant-based, high protein products and specialty dairy products. Gowling WLG acted as legal counsel to the shareholders of Ya YA Foods.
About Entrepreneurial Equity Partners
Entrepreneurial Equity Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on control-oriented investments in the food and consumer packaged goods industries. E2P’s team of professionals includes experienced food and consumer packaged goods executives and investors who bring an entrepreneurial mindset and extensive industry networks to supporting and collaborating with portfolio company teams. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP and White & Case LLP acted as legal counsels to E2P.
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