Sale to Omega Protein Corporation

Consumer
Sale to Omega Protein Corporation

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Wisconsin Specialty Protein, LLC

About

Wisconsin Specialty Protein, LLC (“Wisconsin Specialty Protein” or the “Company”) was recently acquired by Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) ("Omega Protein").

Wisconsin Specialty Protein is a manufacturer of specialty whey protein products. The Company produces a variety of value-added whey protein ingredients for the food and nutritional supplement industries, including organic and other specialty protein products, using processes applicable to a variety of nutritional dairy ingredients. Wisconsin Specialty Protein is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

Omega Protein is a nutritional ingredient company that serves the human and animal nutrition markets. Omega Protein is the nation's leading vertically integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, which are made from menhaden, an Omega-3 rich fish which is abundantly available along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coasts. Omega Protein also sells a variety of non-marine ingredients to the dietary supplement industry. Omega Protein is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Kurt Roth (312) 609-4689
Chris Harned (414) 765-3908
Vinay Ghai +44 (0) 20 7667 8225
Satoshi Matsumoto (312) 609-5446
Consumer
Sale to Omega Protein Corporation
Date
February 2013
Company
Wisconsin Specialty Protein, LLC
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Consumer
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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