Fried Frank acted as counsel to Centerview Partners as financial advisor to US Foods Holding Corporation in its US$1.8 billion cash acquisition of SGA's Food Group of Companies. US Foods is a leading foodservice distributor. SGA's Food Group of Companies currently operates as five separate companies that deliver superior solutions for diverse customers within the food distribution industry. The acquisition has been unanimously approved by US Foods' Board of Directors and is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.
The Fried Frank team was led by partner Philip Richter and included partner Scott B. Luftglass and special counsel Brian A. Blitz.