Purchase of a minority stake in Monaghan Mushrooms Group


Monaghan Mushrooms Group is the world’s largest fully-integrated mushroom producer.  Its operations cover the production of compost and the growing, packaging and marketing of mushrooms.  Monaghan Mushrooms Group has in excess of 3,500 employees across six countries; Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.  Its customer base includes a large number of global, blue chip, grocers.  Monaghan Mushrooms Group was founded in 1981 by Ronnie Wilson and it is of Ireland’s most successful export-oriented family businesses.  Pegasus Capital advised the Wilson family on the purchase of a 30% stake in the business which had been owned by Donegal Investment Group Plc.


YEAR: 2018
SECTOR: Food & Drink
TERMS: EUR 45,000,000

Food & DrinkCatriona Barry