Press Release

Burns & Levinson Closes Strategic Growth Investment for GA Foods

December 3, 2020


Boston, MA, December 3, 2020 – Burns & Levinson has closed a strategic growth investment from Warburg Pincus for client St. Petersburg, FL-based GA Foods, a leading provider of nutritional meals serving healthcare and senior customers. The deal, which was announced on September 23, 2020, closed on December 1, 2020. The growth investment will support GA Foods’ future strategic initiatives including continued investments in the healthcare sector and scaling the company’s manufacturing and logistics footprint.

Founded in 1973, GA Foods is a specialized maker of highly specified meals serving the unique needs of healthcare members, seniors, children, the military, and for disaster relief efforts. The Company’s services include meal design, food preparation & packaging, distribution, and integration with payor & provider systems for both home-delivered and congregate customers. These meals often contribute to these populations avoiding costly nursing home stays and hospital readmissions.

“Working the team at Burns & Levinson was fantastic. They are truly pros when it comes to middle market M&A transactions. They were highly responsive and professional problem solvers and we would recommend them to anyone doing an M&A transaction,” said Glenn Davenport, CEO of GA Foods.

In addition to Burns & Levinson’s role at legal advisor for GA Foods, JMP Securities LLC acted as financial advisor. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP served as legal advisor for Warburg Pincus.

About GA Foods

Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., GA Foods has been preparing and delivering meals to older adults since 1973. GA Foods is committed to providing a cost-effective solution for health plans to provide healthy meals for Medicare and Medicaid enrollees. For more information, please visit

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