Egeria, a Dutch investor belonging to C&A's Brenninkmeijer family, has purchased Wessanen's frozen foods branch Izico. Belgian competitor Vanreusel was also interested in purchasing Beckers (part of Izico), but misses out on its competitor. Egeria has paid 68 million euro to obtain Izico, in a move that still has to be approved by the Dutch anti-trust authority.
This English version is only a summary to make retail news from the Benelux available for an international audience. The complete article can be read in the Dutch version.