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A portfolio company of VMG Partners

Piper Sandler served as exclusive financial advisor to Justin's on its sale to Hormel Foods.

Client Description

Justin's makes naturally delicious, high-quality nut butter-based snacks that deliver great taste, unique texture and convenient nutrition. Established in 2004 in the home kitchen of health enthusiast Justin Gold, Justin's has become a trusted brand with extendibility across categories and a loyal consumer following.

Counterparty Description

Hormel Foods, based in Austin, MN, is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company, which also owns the Skippy brand, will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2016. Hormel Foods enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value.