A group of investors led by Champlain Financial Corporation acquired Cheticamp Fisheries International Ltd. 23.05-2017

MONTREAL, May 23, 2017 – A group of investors led by Champlain Financial Corporation (“Champlain”)‎ has acquired Cheticamp Fisheries International Ltd.  (“Cheticamp”) and has also entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Riverside Lobster International Inc. (“Riverside”), creating a leading seafood company.
Cheticamp is a Cape Breton based snow crab processor and wholesale distributor, supplying customers throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. Riverside, located in Meteghan River, Nova Scotia is a seafood processor and distributor, supplying the finest quality live and processed lobster and scallops to customers in more than 20 countries.

The‎ merger of Cheticamp and Riverside, with combined revenues in excess of $175 million, will create a global leader in the Canadian Maritime provinces seafood industry and will enable its positioning for further consolidation in the $10 billion global crab and lobster industry.

Marc Poulin, formerly CEO of Sobeys and the incoming Executive Chairman of Champlain’s seafood platform, commented: “Both of these companies are strategically located in the most productive crab and lobster regions of the Nova Scotia Coast. I am pleased to associate myself with this outstanding management team, led by David Deveau at Riverside and Pierre Leblanc at Cheticamp, both experienced executives who enjoy a strong reputation throughout the industry”.

Champlain was advised by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and KPMG LLP. Cheticamp and Riverside were advised by Ascendiant Capital Markets LLC and Aird & Berlis LLP.

 

About Champlain Financial Corporation:

Champlain, a Canadian private holding company based in Montreal, has been building a diversified private investment portfolio since 2005, with a series of investments throughout Canada and the United States. Champlain’s core focus is to serve as a value-added partner in providing equity capital and growth management expertise to small and middle-market companies.

www.champlaincanada.com

 

 

 

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