12 January 2022

Dana Desenberg and John Fields represented Healthy Lunch Box in its acquisition by Riveter Capital

Spence, Desenberg & Lee acted as sell side counsel to Theresa Barajas and Healthy Lunch Box in its sale to Riveter Capital.  Healthy Lunch Box, Inc. is a food service provider of high-quality meals to both children and adults in charter schools, clinics, adult-care centers and more.   Healthy Lunch Box was founded in 1996 and is based in Houston, Texas. Congratulations to Theresa and the team!

About the other transaction participants 

Riveter Capital (New York, NY) is a private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle-market women- and minority-owned or operated businesses that they understand as both investors and consumers. They empower founders by providing hands-on strategic, financial, and operational support to help take companies to the next level. With a flexible investing mandate, they provide capital for acquisitions, management buyouts, recapitalizations, growth, and expansion.

DLA Piper (Minneapolis, MN) provided legal counsel to Riveter Capital.

Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC (Houston & Austin, TX) is the FINRA-licensed broker dealer affiliate of Statesman Business Advisors, LLC. With offices in Houston and Austin, Texas, Statesman is a leading middle-market investment banking firm providing merger and acquisition, capital formation, valuation, and other general corporate financial advisory services to middle-market companies. The team advising on this engagement was led by Jessica Seff, Vice President , and included Will Jaco, Principal, Peter Chiu, Vice President and Philip Rodriguez, Associate.

Finch CPA Firm PLLC (Houston, TX) provided accounting advisory to Healthy Lunch Box.