Meridian Capital Advises Hood River Juice Company on Securing Financing from GE Capital

13 January 2014

Meridian Capital LLC, a partner of Global M&A Partners, is pleased to announce that Hood River Juice Company (“Hood River” or the “ Company”) has secured financing from GE Capital to expand its manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon. Meridian served as Hood River’s exclusive financial and strategic advisor on the transaction.

Founded in 2000, Hood River Juice Company is headquartered in Hood River, Oregon. Having grown up in the apple juice business, CEO David Ryan has since built the Company into the largest provider of fresh bulk apple juice in North America. After reaching maximum capacity in his current facility last year, Ryan initiated construction plans to double his capacity and further strengthen his position as market leader.

About Hood River Juice Company

Hood River Juice Company is the largest manufacturer of fresh bulk apple juice in North America. Located in Hood River, Oregon, the Company supplies bulk fresh juice to many of the industry’s leading beverage companies. Hood River also has a line of branded apple juice sold through retail outlets in the Pacific Northwest under the label Ryan’s Fresh Fruit Juices.