Irish Dairy Co-op Acquires Leading US Cheese Business Whitehall Specialties Inc.

October 11, 2021 Mason Wells

Irish dairy cooperative, Ornua, announced today it has completed the acquisition of U.S. cheese ingredients business, Whitehall Specialties Inc. (WSI) for an undisclosed sum from Mason Wells, a private equity firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The acquisition complements Ornua’s U.S. Ingredients division, Ornua Ingredients North America (OINA), and is central to Ornua’s long-term growth strategy in the U.S. cheese ingredients market.

Mason Wells sells Eddy Packing to Insight Equity

February 13, 2019 Mason Wells

“We are pleased to report the sale of Eddy,” said Greg Myers, senior managing director of Mason Wells. “During our ownership, we transitioned the Company from family ownership and made investments to enhance the Company’s operational capabilities, expand its product breadth, and increase customer and channel diversification. We believe the Company and team will continue to thrive with their new private equity owners, Insight Equity.”