Fox Williams advises incoming Chairman on his investment in Bart Spices

May 20, 2010

Fox Williams LLP advised Steven Esom on an investment in Bart Spices Group Holdings Limited, which was formed to facilitate an acquisition of Bart Spices. Bart Spices is one of the UK's leading quality herbs and spices suppliers and was the first company to supply Fairtrade spices to UK Supermarkets.

Bart Spices was acquired in an acquisition led by the consumer sector mid-market private equity firm Langholm Capital. The acquisition backed Bart Spices' existing management. Steven Esom has also joined the Board as Non-Executive Chairman.

Paul Osborne (Head of Corporate) and Howard Taylor (Senior Associate) of Fox Williams LLP advised Steven Esom. Five Corporate Finance and EMW Picton Howell advised the Bart Spices shareholders and Langholm Capital was advised by Travers Smith.

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