The following selected transactions were led by principals of Chapman Partners. Some of the transactions took place prior to their affiliation with Chapman Partners, while at other investment banks or while employed by the companies they represented at the time.

Selected Transactions

B&G Foods in the acquisition of Maple Grove Farms. Bunge Foods in the sale of its ingredients systems business to SKW Biosystems. Consolidated Biscuit Company in the sale of Nibble with Gibble’s to Martin’s Pastry Shoppe.
East Balt, Inc. an international supplier of bakery products to McDonald’s in securing a credit facility. Foodbrands America in its acquisition of Rosani Foods and KPR Holdings. Foodbrands America in its acquisition of TNT Crust.
Foodbrands America in the acquisition of Rosani/Kettle Cooked Foods. Schwan’sin its acquisition of Chicago Brothers Pizza. Gareda Services, Inc. in the sale of its home healthcare business to an entity controlled by the Stern Family.
HPI, the parent company of Selfix in its acquisition of Tamor Corporation. IBP in its acquisition of Foodbrands America. IBP in its sale to Tyson Foods.
Kerry Group in the sale of Baker’s Aid to Premark International. Kraft Foods in its acquisition of 19 separate family-owned food service distributors. McLane Company, a division of Wal-Mart Stores in the sale of its foodservice distribution business to Performance Food Group.
McLane Company, a division of Wal-Mart Stores in the sale of McLane Foods to a joint-venture led by Silver Brands and Swander Pace Capital. Original Italian Pasta Products (Trio) in its sale to Con Agra. Pillsbury Co. in the sale of stock of McGrew Color Graphics to Jefferson/Keeler Printing Co.
Randall’s Food Markets in its sale to KKR. Randall’s Food Markets, Inc. in its merger with Tom Thumb Stores. Reyes Holdings LLC in the acquisition of Reinhart Foodservice.
Spring Tree Corporation in its sale of its Syrup Business to Specialty Brands of America. The Lehigh Group in its acquisition of Storehouse Portable Plastic Products. The Quaker Oats Company in its acquisition of Liqui-Dri.
Vend Products in the sale of its vending distribution business to Vistar Corporation.