Acquisition of Vermont Smoke & Cure by Johnsonville

Johnsonville-3 Acquisition of Vermont Smoke & Cure by Johnsonville

August 2020

Strategic Acquisition

£ Undisclosed

Food & Beverage

Transaction Overview

Spayne Lindsay & Co. advises Johnsonville on its acquisition of Vermont Smoke & Cure


Spayne Lindsay is delighted to announce that it has advised Johnsonville, the leading sausage company in the U.S., on its acquisition of Vermont Smoke & Cure.


Vermont Smoke & Cure is a manufacturer, marketer and seller of premium meat sticks and snack products. The company is a category leader in the natural channel and on Amazon. Vermont Smoke & Cure was a portfolio company of VMG Partners.


Vermont Smoke & Cure operates a best in class meats processing and manufacturing facility in Hinesburg, VT. The company strives to produce the cleanest and highest quality protein possible, meeting the modern consumer’s demand for a healthier, sustainably produced meat snacks product.


Michael Stayer-Suprick, CEO – Johnsonville Holdings, commented:


“Tom Girardi and his team at Spayne Lindsay did an amazing job of understanding Johnsonville’s strategy and identifying a great fit in Vermont Smoke & Cure. The speed at which our teams worked together to close the deal and preserve the business environment was incredible. Tom’s ability to bridge the gap between buy-side and sell-side was a huge asset and ensured the deal was done fairly and honourably.”

Contact Spayne Lindsay for further information