Underwood meat company takes expansion step with Bramley Foods deal

24th September 2013

Irwin Mitchell's Corporate And Real Estate Experts Advise On Acquisition Corporate and real estate lawyers at the Sheffield office of national law firm Irwin Mitchell have advised Underwood Meat Company on a deal which will see the food production firm expand its operations to a new site on Chesterfield's Holmewood Industrial Park.

Underwood Meat Company's agreement with Country Park Foods has seen the Rotherham-based firm acquire the latter's Bramley Foods subsidiary, which specialises in the production of sausages. Handlesbanken in Rotherham, led by Michael Harrison, supported Underwood Meat on the deal. Thomas Hall, a Partner in Irwin Mitchell's Real Estate team, advised Underwood on the transfer of the Bramley Foods factory, while Matt Ainsworth, a Partner in the law firm's Corporate team, advised on the acquisition aspects of the deal. Commenting on the agreement, Thomas Hall said: -This deal is major boost to Underwood Meat Company as it looks to expand and develop its operations in South Yorkshire. -The acquisition of the company and property is a good news story for the region and highlights that even though times remain tough for many businesses, firms in good health are able to take advantage of growth opportunities. We're delighted to have been part of it.

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