Deal Summary

Sprout Foods

BellMark Partners, LLC (“BellMark”) is pleased to announce that it advised Sprout Foods, Inc. (“Sprout”) in obtaining senior debt financing through LSQ Funding Group, a leading independent finance company located in Maitland, Florida.

Sprout, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of organic baby food that includes healthy fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and proteins designed by chef and The Food Network television host Tyler Florence. Offered in eco-friendly, BPA free pouches, Sprout’s gourmet baby food consists of more than 25 unique flavor and ingredient combinations organized across several stages of a baby’s development. Sprout currently markets its diverse product portfolio through retail, grocery, and mass market channels.

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.