United Natural Foods, Inc. Acquires Three Distributors

We represented United Natural Foods Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) in three acquisitions. UNFI purchased Haddon House Food Products, Inc, a distributor and merchandiser of natural and organic and gourmet ethnic products for $217,500,000 and Nor-Cal Produce, Inc., a distributor of conventional and organic produce and other fresh products for $68,600,000. The company also acquired substantially all of the assets of Global/Organic Specialty Source, Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

UNFI financed the purchase price for each of these acquisitions with borrowings under the Company’s revolving credit facility, which was also amended in connection with these transactions to increase the size of the facility. Bass, Berry & Sims is UNFI’s primary counsel representing the company on matters including mergers and acquisitions, public company advisory, financing, and tax.

United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) carries and distributes more than 85,000 products to more than 40,000 customer locations throughout the United States and Canada.

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