Davis Polk Advises Services Group of America on the Sale of Its Food Group of Companies to US Foods
Davis Polk is advising Services Group of America on the $1.8 billion sale of its five operating companies collectively known as SGA’s Food Group of Companies to US Foods Holding Corp. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.
SGA is a privately-held corporation with industry-leading companies in foodservice, real estate and other services. SGA’s Food Group of Companies is comprised of five businesses providing a broad array of foodservice solutions to a wide spectrum of customers including independent and chain foodservice operators. The businesses are Food Services of America, Systems Services of America, Amerifresh, Ameristar Meats and GAMPAC. US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions.
The Davis Polk corporate team includes partners Louis L. Goldberg and Oliver Smith and associate Michael Gilson. Partner Jeffrey P. Crandall and associate Christie Michelle Falco are providing executive compensation advice. Partner Avishai Shachar is providing tax advice. Partners Ronan P. Harty and Howard Shelanski are providing antitrust and competition advice. Partner Pritesh P. Shah is providing intellectual property and technology advice. Counsel Betty Moy Huber is providing environmental advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.