October 25, 2014 4:07 PM ET

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Company Overview of Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd.

Company Overview

As on October 2000 Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd. was acquired by Burton's Foods Group Ltd. Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd. is a producer of tea biscuits. The company produces brands such as Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, as well as producing 'Own Label' products for supermarket chains. The company is based in Blackpool, United Kingdom.

Quality House

Vicarage Lane

Blackpool,  FY4 4-NQ

United Kingdom

Key Executives for Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd.

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Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd. Key Developments

United Biscuits Reportedly Received First Round Bids

The first round of bids for United Biscuits (Holdings) Limited have been received. The offers are understood to value the company at around £2 billion. just-food understands that the auction has now progressed to the second stage. The firm has attracted a "good" level of interest with "several" potential buyers in the running. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), Burton's Gold Medal Biscuits Ltd. and Ülker Bisküvi Sanayi Anonim Sirketi (IBSE:ULKER) are among the potential bidders. However, a source close to the situation told just-food that The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) and PAI Partners are still "very much" pursuing the possibility of floating United Biscuits. They are looking at the most profitable way to exit the investment and a float is still on the cards, the source suggested. just-food added that Blackstone, PAI and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan declined to comment while Kellogg and Ulker did not respond immediately to requests for comment.

United Biscuits Reportedly Shortlists Three Buyers

United Biscuits (Holdings) Limited has shortlisted three companies including Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) as its private equity owners consider a sale, people familiar with the matter said. Other bidders still in contention are Burton's Foods Limited and Ülker Bisküvi Sanayi Anonim Sirketi (IBSE:ULKER).

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