ADM Acquires Ingredients Maker Fuerst Day Lawson

FDL develops syrups, sauces, juices, extracts, and other blends and chemicals.

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DALLAS — Fuerst Day Lawson Limited, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners L.P., completed the previously announced sale to ADM, a premier global human and animal nutrition company.

FDL, founded in 1884 and headquartered in London, is a leading ingredient solutions provider, specialized in the rapid development, formulation and manufacture of natural taste and nutrition solutions for applications across multiple product types and global end-markets. It offers custom flavors, syrups and sauces, fruit preps, juices and juice blends, botanical extracts, bakery ingredients, energy and fortification blends and aroma chemicals, backed by deep applications development expertise. FDL serves a global customer base with a presence in Europe, the U.S. and Asia.

Founded in 1902, ADM today is one of the world's largest agricultural supply chain managers and a premier human and animal nutrition provider, offering an unparalleled pantry of ingredients and solutions to meet customer needs for taste, texture, nutrition, and functionality.

"We believe that we accomplished an enormous amount during our ownership tenure and are very happy to see the FDL team become part of ADM, as the combination is a perfect fit and will allow this business to reach another level," said Jeff L. Hull, president and CEO of Highlander and an FDL board member.

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