The co-founders and current executive managers of Koza Gida have sold the company to Darby Private Equity and Pera Capital. Financial details have not been disclosed.
Koza Gida is the leading high quality, value added food and pastry ingredients and supporting equipment products distributor in Turkey. The company is the exclusive representative and distributor of food, pastry and beverage brands from local and international producers. Koza Gida represents, imports, markets and distributes a wide range of fresh and frozen products. The company's clients include HoReCa (hotel, restaurant, catering), wholesalers and distributors.
Darby Private Equity is the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments. Pera Capital is an Istanbul-based private equity fund.
Oaklins' team in Turkey acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the sellers in this transaction.
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