Acquisition of the assets of Great British Chefs by Food Publishing Ltd

24 April, 2020
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Cripps Pemberton Greenish is delighted to have advised Food Publishing Ltd on the acquisition of the assets of Great British Chefs Ltd (in administration). The company, predominantly known for its websites, and, publishes over 3000 recipes from some of the world’s greatest chefs as well as producing the popular Great British Chefs Cookbook featuring 120 recipes from sixty of the best chefs cooking in Britain.


Chairman of Food Publishing Ltd, Mark Bucknall, commented ‘Working with the exceptionally creative and talented Chief Brand Director, Mark Gandy, we hope to launch a new chapter for Great British Chefs building on its first class reputation, depth of content, and relationships with over 200 of the finest chefs.“


He went on to say, “The CrippsPG team explained the process, stayed on track, and debated fairly on some contentious issues from the other side. The team managed to get the transaction closed essentially within four business days. With everyone working from home this was an excellent result.” The Cripps Pemberton Greenish team consisted of Patrick Alexander and John Kirkwood (corporate), Phil Bilney and Elliot Fry (commercial).

This is one of several distressed purchases we have acted on recently. To find out more please contact