DLA Piper Helps Arbor Investments Acquire Deli Meat Co.

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Food- and beverage-focused private equity firm Arbor Investments will acquire artisanal deli meat producer Columbus Manufacturing Inc. from Endeavour Capital, the companies announced Thursday.

Arbor purchased Columbus for an undisclosed sum, according to a statement issued Thursday. Columbus' CEO and senior management team will continue to run the company, which will use its existing San Francisco facilities as Arbor works on increasing Columbus' market share in the supermarkets, club stores and specialty groceries where it sells its products.

"Columbus' family of products are simply peerless in...
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