10 July 2024

CDS Foods Inc. Acquired by a Private Equity Firm

CDS Foods Inc. has been acquired by a prominent North American private equity firm known for its long-term investment strategies. With over 20 years of experience, CDS Foods Inc. has established a reputation as Canada’s leading food importer, offering a diverse array of products to retail chains, wholesalers, food distributors, and manufacturers across the country.

KRB’s Emerging and Growth Companies team, including Laurie McQueen, Valerio Arcobelli and Laurie Meitin, advised CDS Foods Inc. in the successful sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to a private equity firm. This transaction marks a significant milestone for Cesare Della Santina, John Della Santina, and the entire team at CDS Foods Inc., providing them with the opportunity to transition their successful, self-built business to the private equity firm.

The acquisition sets the stage for CDS Foods Inc. to flourish under a new direction, continuing to set industry standards and redefine success in the food import and distribution sector.

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