June 2022 – Sale of FoodBox to BlueGem Capital Partners
FoodBox is a multi-brand restaurant platform with 190 restaurants, mainly franchised. It has the following brands in different segments: Santagloria (café-bakery), Taberna Volapié (gastro-tavern), Papizza (pizza by the slice) and MásQMenos (modern café).
BlueGem Capital Partners is a British private equity firm focused on the consumer sector that already has presence in Spain in the foodservice sector through the acquisition of Grupo Lateral in 2017, a transaction in which SOCIOS advised on the sell-side. The acquisition of FoodBox is framed within Grupo Lateral.
SOCIOS advised Nazca Capital on all aspects of the execution, negotiation and closing of the transaction.