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Food & Beverage Industry Review

CCC’s Food & Beverage Industry Review is an overview of current financial and industry trends.

Food & Beverage

CCC offers a unique breadth and depth of expertise in Food & Beverage including direct experience in senior operating roles in the industry and participating on boards. The range of segments that CCC has worked in extends from snack foods to dairy, meat processing, manufacturing, retail distribution and more. CCC’s experience is supplemented by the other members of Corporate Finance International (CFI), giving us truly global reach in the Food & Beverage industry.

Transactions

lb-maple-treat

L.B. Maple Treat Corporation

has been acquired by

Champlain Financial Corporation

CFC1

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to L.B. Maple Treat Corporation

Wings

The Liquid Business of

Wing’s Foods Products

has been acquired by

Ventura Foods, LLC

Ventura

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Wing’s Foods Products

MRRM

Dainty Reford

MRRM Inc.

has been acquired by

Marbour S.A.S.

Marbour

The undersigned acted as financial advisor to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MRRM Inc.

Bento

Bento Nouveau Ltd.

has been acquired by

an investor group

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bento Nouveau Ltd.

Heinz

H.J. Heinz Company entered into a strategic supply chain initiative with one of its Canadian businesses

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to H.J. Heinz Company

InnovativeFoods

Innovative Foods Corporation has been acquired by Richardson International Limited

Richardson

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Innovative Foods Corporation

Janes

Janes Family Foods Ltd. has been acquired by Sofina Foods Inc.

Sofina

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Janes Family Foods Ltd.

Agrico

Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée has been acquired by La Coop fédérée

LaCoop

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée

44thStreet

Retail Foods Brands Inc. (44th Street) has been acquired by Macgregors Meat and Seafood Ltd.

Macgregors

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Retail Foods Brands Inc.

Loneys

The Soup and Bouillon Division of Dare Foods Ltd. (Loneys) has been acquired by Berthelet Food Products Inc.

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dare Foods Ltd.

Dare

The cookie, fine breads and soup businesses of Saputo Inc. have been acquired by Dare Foods Inc.

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dare Foods Ltd.

SunMilk

SunMilk Dairy Company

has successfully raised

US$9,000,000

of preferred share equity

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to SunMilk Dairy Company

Cuddy

Cuddy Farms Corporation has successfully raised

$18,000,000

in operating & term debt facilities

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Cuddy Farms Corporation

QualityMeats

Has successfully obtained a $15,000,000 operating loan facility & a $4,500,000 term loan and capital expenditure facility

The undersigned acted as financial advisor to Quality Meat Packers Limited

Dare

Provided advisory services in support of the buyout of Saputo Inc.’s minority stake in Dare Foods Ltd.

Saputo

The undersigned acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dare Foods Ltd.

Russell

Has acquired 100% of Fort Garry Brewing Company Inc.

FortGarry

The undersigned acted as exclusive advisor to Russell in the negotiations of the transaction

Omnipet

$9,375,000

Project Financing provided by

BDC-Scotiabank

and A Group of Individual Investors

 

The undersigned acted as exclusive advisor to miniPET Nutrition

Russell Breweries Inc logo

Russell Breweries Inc.

Debt Restructuring And Working Capital Facility

The undersigned acted as exclusive advisor to Russell and negotiated the transactions and sourced the lenders/

Unnamed Canadian Distribution Company

$100,000,000 Senior Working Capital Facility provided by Scotiabank and TD Canada Trust $72,500,000 Real Estate Term Loan provided by CIBC as agent and

CanadianWestern-ATB

The undersigned acted as exclusive advisor to the company and sourced the financing from the investors

Canadian Nutrition Association

An entity formed by Sanitarium Health Food Company, an Australian-based world leader in functional food has sold its 50% interest in Soyaworld to

Saputo

The undersigned acted as advisors to Canadian Nutrition

Dairyworld Foods

Canada’s largest dairy cooperative and second largest dairy processor has been sold for $407,000,000 to

Saputo

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Foods

Dairyworld Foods

One of Canada’s largest dairy companies has sold its Ice Cream Products group to

Nestle

NESTLE CANADA INC.

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Foods

CARACAS COFFEE SERVICES

A company in the commercial coffee distribution and service industry has been sold to
SELENA COFFEE LTD.

The undersigned acted as advisors to Caracas Coffee Services

Dairyworld Foods

One of Canada’s largest dairy companies has established a new joint venture with the following Canadian dairy businesses
PASCOBEL INC. AGRODOR COOPERATIVE NUTRINOR COOPERATIVE

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Foods.

SoyaWorld

A market leader in the North American soy beverage industry has secured an investment to expand its North American operations by

CANADIAN NUTRITION ASSOCIATION

The undersigned acted as advisors to Soyaworld Inc.

Premier’s Choice Gourmet Entrees

A North American leader in the further processed value-added chicken market has been sold to
SCHNEIDER FOODS
One of Canada’s largest producers of premium quality food products

The undersigned acted as advisors to Premier’s Choice Gourmet Entrees

Dairyworld Soya Holdings

An entity formed by Dairyworld Foods, Canada’s largest dairy cooperative and second largest dairy processor, has acquired a 50% interest from Sunrise Markets Inc. in

SoyaWorld

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Soya

Dairyworld Foods

Canada’s largest cooperative and second largest processor has sold its Quebec operations to

GESTION NUTRINOR INC.

A Quebec-based agricultural cooperative

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Foods

Dairyworld Foods

One of Canada’s largest dairy companies has acquired
MCCAIN REFRIGERATED FOODS INC.

The undersigned acted as advisors to Dairyworld Foods