Deal Summary

Sprout Organic Foods

BellMark Partners, LLC advised Sprout Organic Foods, Inc. (the “Company” or “Sprout”) in its sale to North Castle Partners, a Greenwich, Connecticut based private equity firm specializing in Health, Wellness, and Active Living Sector investments.

Business Description

Sprout, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, develops and markets a premium brand of organic all‐natural food and snacks in the Baby Toddler, Youth, and All‐Family categories. Utilizing an acclaimed team of culinary experts and 100% organically grown ingredients, the Company creates healthy and great tasting recipes. These gourmet recipes are prepared using retort cooking processes, allowing for unique ingredient combinations, and provided in innovative BPA‐free packaging.

Transaction Description

BellMark Partners, LLC acted as the Company’s exclusive financial advisor in connection with the completion of this transaction. BellMark Partners, LLC was selected by the Company due to its food and beverage 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.