Linklaters, Weil and Mills & Reeve lead on £1.2bn Weetabix sale

Linklaters, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Mills & Reeve have advised on a £1.2bn deal that is set to see iconic breakfast brand Weetabix becoming majority Chinese-owned. The deal has seen Linklaters act for Chinese food giant Bright Foods, which has bought a 60% stake in Weetabix from owner Lion Capital.

Linklaters, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Mills & Reeve have advised on a £1.2bn deal that is set to see iconic breakfast brand Weetabix becoming majority Chinese-owned.

The deal has seen Linklaters act for Chinese food giant Bright Foods, which has bought a 60% stake in Weetabix from owner Lion Capital.

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