Cripps Pemberton Greenish advises Sevenoaks based manufacturer on its sale to Celli Group

20 November, 2019
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Cripps Pemberton Greenish has advised the shareholders of MF Refrigeration on their sale of the company to the Celli Group.


MF Refrigeration Limited is a Kent based designer, developer and manufacturer of state of the art cooling equipment, principally used by the beverage industry. The company has a manufacturing capacity of over 30,000 coolers per year and supplies customers across the world, including Carlsberg, Heineken and Shepherd Neame.


Private equity backed Celli Group is an Italian leader in the design and production of equipment for dispensing beverages. Founded in Rimini in 1974, the company has grown extensively following a number of acquisitions. It now exports to over 100 countries and has established itself as a truly internationally renowned group.
John Kirkwood led the Cripps Pemberton Greenish corporate team advising the sellers of MF Refrigeration assisted by Jade Hallam. Elizabeth Middleton provided tax advice and Joanne Searle advised on property matters.


Michael Filmer, Managing Director, commented, “Having not been through the process of selling a business before, it was reassuring to be guided by lawyers with plenty of experience and knowledge. The Cripps Pemberton Greenish team was always available to help us and dealt efficiently and expertly with any issues that arose. They guided us through a complex process and we are extremely grateful to John and the team for their hard work and support.”