BellMark Partners, LLC advised Highland Sugarworks, Inc. (the “Company” or “Highland”) in its partnership with L.B. Maple Treat Corporation, a Granby, Quebec based manufacturer and bottler of branded and private label maple syrup products. L.B. Maple Treat is a portfolio company of Champlain Financial Corporation, a private equity firm based in Montreal, Quebec.

Business Description
Highland Sugarworks, Inc., based in Websterville, VT, is a leading provider of branded and private label, all-natural maple syrup products that are distributed directly to the retail and wholesale market channels. The Company is known throughout the industry for its high quality products, innovative packaging, and outstanding customer service.

Transaction Description
BellMark Partners, LLC acted as the Company’s exclusive financial advisor in connection with the completion of this transaction. BellMark Partners was selected by the Company due to its industry experience and senior level attention to transaction execution.