CriSeren Foods is looking to build a group of food manufacturing businesses.


We seek a partnership with the management of businesses we can understand and add value.

Our initial investment is between £2m to £4m using a blend of equity and loans.

Targets companies must:


 Operate in a growing market segment

 Turnover of at least £2.5m & vision to profit

 Have a history of at least 3 years trading 

 Have manageable levels of debt

Types of transactions:


 Management Buy Out and Buy In

 Facilitate partner exit and/or retirement

 Turnaround and Recovery situations

 Acquisition of non core assets

What makes us different:


 Long term view with no fixed exit timeframe

 Create partnership with management

 Strategic expertise and experience

 We use our own money


The Team

CriSeren Foods is managed by:

Bill Hazeldean

Bill has been in the food processing industry since 1970.

He has experience of a wide range of ambient, chilled and frozen products, supplying food service, wholesale, export and all of the major U.K. multiple retailers.

He has been involved in several successful company turnarounds, as well as building robust, stand-alone businesses.

David Llewellyn

David is CEO of CriSeren Group of Companies.   

He has extensive experience of growing profitable businesses in food manufacture, consumer retail and areospace sectors.


Roger Llewellyn
Non Executive Director

Roger has spent more than 50 years in Private Equity. 

He is chairman of CriSeren Group and brings a wealth of experience. 

Investment Partners

Stewart Mclelland

Stewart has 40 years of experience in the food industry.

He has held senior positions in chilled and ambient food manufacturing, food retail and aquaculture industries.

He has led management teams that have delivered successful performance, turnarounds and shareholder value.



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Criseren Foods Limited
1 The Coach House
Stanwell Road
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 3EU

+44 (0) 2920 700 185