Centre Partners Gobbles Up Frozen Food Co.

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 7:01 PM EST) -- Middle-market private equity leader Centre Partners Management LLC has acquired Minneapolis-based frozen foods maker Bellisio Foods Inc. and its management team, Centre announced Friday.

One of North America's largest manufacturers and distributors of frozen single-serve entrees and meals, Bellisio primarily sells its products under the Michelina's and Boston Market brands. The company also produces private label frozen products for some of the largest U.S. retailers, it said.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Calls to representatives for Centre and Bellisio were not immediately returned Friday....
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