Creo Capital acquires Filet of Chicken

Oct. 2, 2007
Private equity firm Creo Capital Partners has acquired Filet of Chicken, a Georgia-based processor and distributor of chicken products.

Private equity firm Creo Capital Partners has acquired Filet of Chicken, a Georgia-based processor and distributor of chicken products. Chuck Kendrew will remain chief executive officer of the company, and Phil Smith will remain senior vice-president/head of sales. No material changes in the operations of the business or its management team are planned. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition represents Creo’s sixth investment in the food area as Filet of Chicken joins Creo’s Good Harbor Fillet Co as the firm’s second East Coast protein processor.

Based just outside of Atlanta GA, Filet of Chicken operates a 100,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and serves customers nationwide in the foodservice, restaurant, and retail end markets.

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