Fenwick & West represented Green Chef Corporation, a leading USDA-certified organic meal kit company, in its acquisition by HelloFresh SE (FRA: HFG), a global leader in providing meal kits. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Through the acquisition of Green Chef, HelloFresh will offer the largest selection of meal plans for consumers, adding Green Chef’s organic vegan and gluten-free menus, including plans compliant with Paleo and Keto diets. More information about Green Chef’s acquisition by HelloFresh can be obtained from the company announcement.
Fenwick has served as primary outside counsel to Green Chef for several years, led by corporate partner Michael Esquivel. The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Kris Withrow, Michael Esquivel, Faisal Rashid, Priscila Bastazin, Shen Zhang, William Black, Jennifer Cho and Tina Lee; technology transaction lawyers Stefano Quintini and Russell Wong; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Shawn Lampron, Marshall Mort, Sarah Ghulamhussain and Ariel Gaknoki; and tax lawyer William Skinner.