Acquired by BBF

31st August 2021

Sargents Bakeries has been acquired by BBF Limited.

The combined business will have turnover approaching £200m, employ over 1,700 people across six sites and will continue to be led by Jonathan Lill as CEO, supported by the BBF Board of Directors. The Sargents site in Doncaster will continue to trade under the name of Sargents Bakeries Limited.

Sargents' and BBF product range and customer base are very complimentary and the acquisition will enable customers to be offered even greater flexibility and innovation.

Across both businesses, we remain committed to continuing to invest and deliver great quality, service and innovation to our customers.

BBF was acquired in September 2015 by the private equity investor, Endless. The acquisition of Sargents is funded through existing BBF facilities.

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