BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Golding Farms Foods, Inc. in its Sale to Centre Partners
On July 31, 2017, Golding Farms Foods, Inc. (“GFF”) received an investment from Centre Partners. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to GFF.
About the Companies
Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Golding Farms Foods is a leading manufacturer of private label, branded, and co-manufactured sauces and condiments. GFF maintains a best-in-class, SQF level 3-certified facility with highly-efficient processing and packaging capabilities to serve a wide range of end markets and product categories.
Centre Partners is a leading middle-market private equity firm focusing on the consumer and healthcare sectors, with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Centre has invested over $2 billion of equity capital in more than 75 transactions since its inception. Centre seeks to partner with founders and management teams to build exceptional businesses. Centre Partners provides management teams access to its unique resources, which includes an extended network of experienced and proven operating executives.
Food & Agribusiness
BB&T Capital Markets assists middle market clients across all sectors of the Food & Agribusiness industry. We have established relationships with a wide range of public and private food companies, private equity investors, and other industry participants. As full-service platform, we provide M&A advisory, equity underwriting, debt capital markets, corporate banking, sales and trading, and private capital raising services. Our nationally recognized industry expertise, combined with our best-in-class transaction execution, enables us to maximize outcomes for our corporate and private equity clients.
About BB&T Capital Markets
BB&T Capital Markets offers an integrated platform of equity and debt underwriting, M&A advisory, corporate banking, and sales and trading. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices throughout the US, we have specific expertise within 10 distinct industry verticals including Automotive Aftermarket; Commercial & Industrial; Education; Energy; Financial Services; Food & Agribusiness; Healthcare; Logistics & Transportation Services; Real Estate; and Retail & Consumer. Our commitment to industry expertise, combined with our resources as one of the nation's strongest financial institutions, strategically positions BB&T Capital Markets to build lasting relationships and contribute measurably to the long-term success of our clients.