Acquisition of Millennium Dough Company by Aquilla Food Group

IndustryManufacturing & Retail & Consumer
Sub-industryConsumer & Food and drink & Retail

BDO has acted as sell-side advisor to the shareholders of Millennium Dough Company on its sale to Aquilla Food Group.

Founded in 1992, Millennium Dough Company are a leading family-owned London based manufacturer of pizza dough, supplying restaurants across the UK.

Aquilla Food Group (Aquila) are a large growing food group operating across several verticals including Beverage, Fruit & Veg, Dairy, Meat, Poultry and Seafood. The acquisition will allow Aquila to expand its product offering and customer base to help support its overall growth ambitions. 

"We approached BDO to find a suitable buyer for our small family food manufacturing business to provide new energy and opportunities to ensure our business would flourish under new ownership.  BDO quickly matched us with a potential buyer resulting in a very speedy sale.

"BDO were extremely professional in every aspect of the sale process and facilitated a smooth transaction. We were guided through every step of the process by an exceptionally competent and very friendly team.  Even our buyer commentated that they were very impressed by the way BDO handled the sale.

"Our heartfelt thanks to Ish, Gideon, Alec and Laura for finding the perfect solution which allows us to relax knowing that the company we started 27 years ago is now in safe hands and will continue to thrive going forward.  We cannot recommend BDO highly enough."

Francesca Scarles, Shareholder, Millennium Dough

“Millennium Dough Company is a great, well run family business, and we were delighted to help the shareholders negotiate a speedy & successful exit in the transaction – this representing an excellent outcome for both parties. This was a longstanding relationship for BDO, enabling us to fully understand the shareholders requirements, resulting in a quick and efficient process.  BDO are excited to see where Aquilla Food Group takes Millennium Dough Company in the next chapter of its growth”

Laura McNaughton, Partner, BDO