International law firm Clifford Chance advised United Petfood Group, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity and private label producer of high-quality dry & wet pet food, biscuits and snacks on the acquisition of production facilities in Krzepice (Poland) and Karcag (Hungary) specialised in the production of dry pet food for cats and dogs from Cargill.

The core team advising on the transaction included Tomasz Derda (Counsel) and Tomasz Szekalski (Senior Associate). They were further supported by Michał Beściak (Associate), Adam Szyndler (Associate), Aleksandra Ulatowska (Senior Associate), Mariusz Wiśniewski (Associate), Oliwia Hutnik (Associate), Agata Parys (Associate), Anna Pawłowska (Senior Associate). Marta Michałek-Gervais (Senior Associate), Kamila Hora (Junior Associate) were responsible for the Polish antitrust clearance, while Eleonora Udroiu (of Counsel, Bucharest) and Maria Ciulica (Associate, Bucharest) were responsible for the Romanian antitrust clearance.

Lakatos, Köves and Partners Law Firm assisted on Hungarian aspects of the deal.