Family-Owned PE Firm Wins Ch. 11 Bid To Buy Ill. Dairy Co.

By Yun Park · May 30, 2024, 5:45 PM EDT

Oberweis Dairy, an ice cream and dairy producer in Illinois, picked a family-owned private equity firm based in Florida as the prevailing bidder for its assets during a Chapter 11 auction,...

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A popular Illinois-based ice cream and dairy producer owned by a former Republican state senator filed for bankruptcy blaming a series of business missteps and laying out plans to sell its assets.

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David D. Cleary


U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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Case Information

Case Title

Oberweis Dairy, Inc.

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Illinois Northern

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Date Filed

April 12, 2024