Food and Beverage

Charter Capital Partners has served food and beverage industry clients since 1990, closing transactions spanning food and beverage distributors, restaurant chains, regional grocery chains and more. We have consulted with a wide range of companies regarding their M&A and capital raise needs, including craft distilleries, bar/restaurant parent companies and suppliers to beer, wine, and spirits producers. We apply our industry expertise to each engagement to help our food and beverage industry clients achieve their business and financial goals.

Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America

Now is an exciting time for craft brewers. Industry projections suggest limited growth will occur in 2017, and yet new breweries are popping up everywhere. How do you outpace the competition? We’ll be attending the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Washington, D.C., April 10-13, and we hope to see you there. Use our CRAFT BREWERS INQUIRY FORM to sign up for an on-site meeting to learn more about M&A in the craft brewing industry, and how you can take advantage of current trends.

How We Can Help You

Charter Capital Partners can help you successfully close the right transaction for your business. We apply our unique combination of food and beverage industry experience and M&A knowledge to your benefit, so you can get the best value from your transaction. To get you started, we can provide:

  • Insights into the M&A environment in the food and beverage industry.
  • Access to growth capital to take your business to the next level.
  • Determination of what your business is worth in today’s market, and steps you can take to increase that value in the future.
  • Guidance for succession planning; when is the right time to transfer ownership, and what do you need to do to prepare for that day?


  Crystal Flash Energy has successfully acquired an unprecedented  eight companies  in the short span of two and a half years. The acquisitions are a direct result of a targeted growth strategy supported by Charter Capital Partners, investment banking advisor to Crystal Flash.
  A midwest oil field services provider in Kalkaska, Michigan, was acquired by Generations Managment, LLC in Traverse City, Michigan. Charter served as exclusive investment banking advisor to the shareholders of Team Services, LLC.
  An established fuel and oil heating distributing company in Ionia, Michigan, was acquired by Peterson Oil Company, Inc. in Greenville, Michigan. Charter served as exclusive investment banking advisor to the shareholders of Kilduff Oil, Inc.