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Arbor Investments Raises $890 million of Capital

July, 12, 2016  ·  For Immediate Release

Arbor Investments (“Arbor”), a specialized private equity firm that focuses exclusively on acquiring premier companies in the food, beverage and related industries, announced today the closing of its fourth equity fund, Arbor Investments IV, LP (“Fund IV”), as well as its inaugural captive subordinated debt fund, Arbor Debt Opportunities Fund I, LP (“DOF I”). The funds, which were significantly oversubscribed, both closed on July 7, 2016.

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Arbor Investments Acquires South Coast Baking, LLC

March, 02, 2016  ·  For Immediate Release

Arbor Investments announced today the acquisition of California-based commercial bakery, South Coast Baking, LLC (“South Coast” or the “Company”). Founded in 2011 by baking industry veteran Kent Hayden, South Coast is one of the preeminent frozen cookie dough manufacturers in North America with an outstanding reputation in the baking industry for product quality, innovation and customer service. The Company operates out of two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located in Irvine, California and Springdale, Arkansas and is a trusted partner to a number of North America’s leading club stores, grocery retailers, foodservice distributors and quick-service restaurants.

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Arbor Investments Acquires DPI Specialty Foods, Inc. From Ornua Co-Operative Limited

December, 14, 2015  ·  For Immediate Release

Arbor Investments announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a majority equity stake in Ontario, California-based DPI Specialty Foods, Inc. from Dublin, Ireland-based Ornua Co-Operative Limited. With approximately 1,800 employees and annual revenues in excess of $1.0 billion, DPI is one of the largest specialty food distributors in the United States. The Company sells gourmet, ethnic, organic and better-for-you foods to national, regional and independent retailers, quick service restaurants and foodservice operators through eight distribution centers across the United States. DPI excels at enhancing its customers’ product offerings through customized sales, marketing and logistics solutions. Ornua will retain a minority equity interest in the Company and DPI’s existing senior management will continue to lead the organization.

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Arbor Investments Acquires Hudson Baking Company LLC

August, 19, 2015  ·  For Immediate Release

Arbor Investments, based in Chicago, Illinois, announced today the acquisition of Hudson Baking Company, LLC. Founded in 2001 by Kristen and Tim Rieser, Hudson quickly became a recognized supplier of premium marshmallow crispy dessert bars, brownies, cookies and other baked goods. With a reputation for high-quality and innovative products and the ability to meet stringent product specifications, the Company is a valued supplier to customers in the co-manufacturing, convenience store, grocery retail and foodservice channels. Hudson will continue to operate out of its facility in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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Arbor Investments Announces the Recapitalization of Concord Foods, Inc.

June, 10, 2015  ·  For Immediate Release

Arbor Investments, based in Chicago, Illinois, announced today the recapitalization of Concord Foods, Inc. Founded in 1968, Concord is a premier manufacturer and supplier of food products and custom ingredients to the consumer, foodservice and industrial markets. Chief Executive Officer Peter Neville and his management team will continue to lead Concord and it will continue operate out of its Brockton, Massachusetts headquarters. Terms of the sale were withheld.

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