New York City-based Roland Foods LLC, also known as American Roland Food Corp., acquired Gaithersburg, Md.-based Albert Uster Imports Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
Albert Uster imports specialty pastry, bakery and confectionery products to professional chefs and bakers. It has exclusive distribution contracts with Felchlin, HUG, Ponthier, Laderach, PCB Creation and other brands.
Roland, which is backed by U.S. middle-market private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners LLC, imports specialty food products to North American and international customers in the food service, retail and industrial sectors.
Kirkland & Ellis was legal counsel and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey was financial adviser to Roland Foods and Vestar. Arnold & Porter was legal adviser for Albert Uster.