custom-foods

Transaction

  • Custom Foods Inc. (“Custom Foods” or the “Company”) is a Santa Fe Springs, CA based formulator, manufacturer, processor and packer of blended dry mix food products
  • Envisage acted as the exclusive financial advisor and sole placement agent on the acquisition of two companies in its industry

Issues

  • The acquisition of the two companies needed to occur simultaneously
  • Acquisitions did not have reviewed financials
  • Compressed deal timeline

Solution

  • Through a targeted process, Envisage identified a universe of potential investors which understood the industry and could close a transaction expeditiously
  • Dual tracked both acquisition processes as well as a debt and equity financing
  • Took a significant role in soliciting term sheets and managing and resolving due diligence issues
  • Worked with stakeholders to create deal structure that provided Company with flexibility to achieve growth targets
  • Successfully structured and negotiated the transaction within compressed timeframe