Client
Business
Transaction
Bevcorp Industries
Willoughby, OH
Provides can and bottle fillers, blenders, crowners, cappers, steamers, handling equipment, rinsers, refrigeration equipment, and deaeration systems for the beverage industry.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Itochu (Tokyo, Japan)
Buffalo Wild Wings
Minneapolis, MN
Owns, operates, and franchises restaurants.
Type: Private Equity Offering
Details: Equity private placement
Century Foods International
LaCrosse, WI
Designs, processes, and distributes whey protein products for the sports nutrition industry.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Hormel Foods (Austin, MN)
Cumberland Gap
Middlesboro, KY
Produces hams, sausages, and other specialty packaged meats.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Smithfield Foods (Smithfield, VA)
D'Lisi Food Systems
Rochester, NY
Manufactures prepared food products.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in debt placement
Flour City Bagels
Rochester, NY
Operates as a franchisee of Bruegger's Bagels.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in restructuring and debt placement
Harry London Candies
North Canton, OH
Produces high quality chocolates, mints, buckeyes, and joys.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in restructuring
High Liner Foods
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Processes branded and private label frozen foods.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in review of strategic alternatives
Horizon Organic
Boulder, CO
Dairy Assets
Processes and markets branded organic milk and other dairy products.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Dean Foods (Dallas, TX)
I&K Distributors
Delphos, OH
Manufactures, sells, and distributes branded and private label potato salads and other foods.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to SCIS Food Services, nka Chef Solutions (Wheeling, IL)
Max & Erma's
Columbus, OH
Owns, operates, and franchises restaurants.
Type: Debt Offering
Details: Private Placement
Sandridge Foods
Medina, OH
Manufactures refrigerated prepared foods.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in possible acquisition
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group
New York, NY
Develops, owns, and operates a chain of steakhouse restaurants.
Type: Public Equity Offering
Details: Co-managed IPO

Spartan Stores
Grand Rapids, MI
L.L./Jiroch and J.F. Walker Subsidiaries

Distributes products to convenience stores.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to H.T. Hackney (Knoxville, TN)
Spartan Stores
Grand Rapids, MI
Distributes products to convenience stores.
Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquisition of Seaway Food Town (Maumee, OH)
Tomlinson
Cleveland, OH
Provides equipment and components for the global food and beverage sector
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Crown Brands, LLC, a portfolio company of Centre Lane Partners (Lincolnshire, IL)

Wild Oats Markets
Boulder, CO
Owns and operates natural foods supermarkets.
Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Financial advisor in review of strategic alternatives
Yonanas Consumer Retail Division of Healthy Foods, LLC
Cleveland, OH
Revolutionary consumer brand that enables consumers to enjoy the taste and feel of soft serve ice cream using only 100% real fruit without fat, dairy, or added sugar.
Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to The Legacy Companies (Weston, FL)
























Food, Beverage and Restaurants