Deal Summary

Highland Sugarworks

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.

About BellMark Partners, LLC

BellMark Partners, LLC is an independent investment bank that provides M&A advisory and investment banking services to middle market companies in the business & technology services, consumer, industrials and healthcare industries. We advise family, entrepreneur, and other privately-owned companies; private equity and family office-owned companies; and small to mid-cap public companies. Our services include mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and strategic advisory services. Our Managing Directors have collectively executed and closed more than 400 transactions during their professional careers, and previously worked as senior bankers for firms such KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc., BankBoston Robertson Stephens, Fleet Securities, Inc. and Covington Associates LLC.