Client: Branding Iron Holdings, Inc.
Transaction: Acquisition of Holten Meat, Inc., Rochester Meat Company and Huisken Meat Company
Industry: Food - Foodservice and Private Label
Service: Buy-Side Advisory
Owner: Privately Held
Details: Branding Iron Holdings, Inc. acquired Rochester Meat Company and Huisken Meat Company. Rochester Meat Company manufactures ground beef patties, portion-cut steaks and pork chops to the foodservice industry under the Cloud® brand, while Huisken Meat Company manufactures branded and private label ground beef patties to the retail industry. In conjunction with this transaction, Branding Iron Holdings, Inc acquired Holten Meats, Inc., which is a leading manufacturer of value-added, individually quick-frozen beef and pork products for institutional food distributors, retail grocery chains and multi-unit restaurants. Known for its Thick 'N Juicy® brand, Holten Meat, Inc. is the largest producer of frozen Certified Angus beef patties in the United States.

Testimonial: "GKB's focus on the financial details of the transaction and knowledge of the industry helped our team quantify the substantial value created through combining these two leading companies. The Branding Iron team derived significant benefit from the insights of GKB; their input proved essential in helping us close this transaction."

Scott Hudspeth
Chief Operating Officer
Branding Iron Holdings, Inc.

Case Study: Branding Iron Holdings, Inc.
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