M/17/014- Element(Capvest)/Karro

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition whereby CapVest Partners LLP, through Element UK Bidco Limited, would acquire sole control of Karro Food Group Limited, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Thursday March 23, 2017 Monday, April 24, 2017
Parties Involved Business activities
Karro Food Group Limited

Karro Food Group Limited is a UK-incorporated meat processor, focusing on the processing of and sale of pig meat.


CapVest is a mid-market private equity firm headquartered in London, focusing on identifying and managing controlled investments in companies supplying essential goods and services.

Economic sector Media merger
Meat sector No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, April 7, 2017
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Han Nie

Tel: (+353) 1 4703664 Email: hannie@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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