Apple & Eve, LLC, one of the largest independently owned juice companies in the United States, retained Shields & Company to advise in its acquisition of the Northland Cranberries, Inc. Branded Juice Division, a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners. The addition of the Northland, Seneca, TreeSweet, and Awake brands solidified Apple & Eve's leadership in the I00% and premium juice market, increasing the company's revenues over $160 million annually. The transaction was financed by the Company's existing senior lender and through an equity infusion by Weston Presidio, Apple & Eve's equity partner since 1999.
Shields & Company acted as a financial advisor to Apple & Eve, LLC in the above transaction.