Heymann & Partner advices Tyrrells - a portfolio company of the private-equity investor Investcorp - on the acquisition of Lisa's Chipships

Published 18 July 2016

The English Tyrrells Group has acquired the German potato chips manufacturer Aroma Snacks GmbH & Co. KG which markets high-quality kettle chips under the brand “Lisa’s Chips”. With this acquisition, Tyrrells wants to expand its own production capacities and improve the exploration of the German market.

Tyrrells, a portfolio company of Investcorp, is the fastest growing manufacturer of premium snacks in the United Kingdom. After the acquisition of Lisa’s Chips, Tyrrells now sells Premium-potato chips, vegetable chips, popcorn as well as organic chips and snacks in 37 countries with 5 production sites in the United Kingdom, Australia and now in Germany as well.

Investcorp, which is based in Bahrain and has offices worldwide, is a leading private-equity- investor. Investcorp invests moneys of institutional as well as selected private investors.

Lisa’s Chips is a German family business looking back on a ten years history. Lisa’s Chips is one of Germany’s largest manufacturers of kettle chips and exclusively produces in organic quality.

Advisors of Tyrrells / Investcorp are: Thomas HeymannDavid FritschSebastian SchragIrina SchultheißDr. Ulrike Elteste und Walter Born.