Quadrant PE buys majority stake in Australian sweet maker Darrell Lea for $160m Image from Darrell Lea facebook. Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul January 17, 2018 PremiumSydney-based private equity house Quadrant has acquired a 91-year-old confectionery maker Darrell Lea from the Quinn family for A$200 million ($160 million). Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at firstname.lastname@example.org.