Dickson Minto and Kirkland lead as Blackstone sells Black Jack and Fruit Salad maker for £100m

Tangerine Confectionery, which also owns Black Jack, Refreshers and Sherbet Fountains is being sold to CapVest's Valeo Foods, owner of Fox's Mints

Kirkland & Ellis and Dickson Minto have taken the lead roles on the sale of sweet-maker Tangerine Confectionery, owner of Dip Dab, Flumps and Wham bars.

Private equity giant Blackstone has agreed to sell the company to Valeo Foods, a portfolio company of private equity competitor CapVest, for a reported £100m.

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