0370 270 6000

already registered?

Please sign in with your existing account details.

need to register?

Register to access exclusive content, sign up to receive our updates and personalise your experience on brownejacobson.com.

Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

Forgotten your password?

Empire World Trade acquired by Univeg

3 January 2014

Browne Jacobson has advised the owners on the sale of Lincolnshire based fruit importer and distributor Empire World Trade (EWT) to Belgium based produce supplier Univeg, owned by De Weide Blik, for an undisclosed sum.

EWT was established in 1998 and is a leading supplier of high quality fruit produce, principally apples and pears. Clients include some of the countrys leading supermarkets including Tesco, Marks & Spencer and Morrisons.

A Browne Jacobson team led by corporate finance partner Richard Cox advised on the deal. The team also included Vicky Gaskell and Rachael Russell.

The deal was most recently shortlisted for Small Deal of the Year at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers 2014 Awards.


21 February 2020

Browne Jacobson advises LivingLens on $26million buy-out: acquisition demonstrates continued strength of North West tech sector

Browne Jacobson’s Manchester based corporate team has advised Liverpool-based video feedback platform LivingLens on its $26million sale to NYSE-listed buyer, Medallia.

Read more

6 November 2019

Browne Jacobson advises Clydesdale Bank Plc on MBO of PE Systems

National law firm Browne Jacobson has acted as legal advisers to Clydesdale Bank Plc on the management buy-out (MBO) of Wigan based company PE Systems.

Read more