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Ocean Brands Acquires Club Des Millionnaires

RICHMOND, British Columbia — Ocean Brands, a leading supplier of canned seafood products, including Gold Seal Salmon and Ocean’s Tuna, has announced the acquisition of the brand Club Des Millionnaires from Harold T. Griffin Inc. BDO Transaction Advisory Services was the exclusive financial advisor to Harold T. Griffin for this transaction.

Club Des Millionnaires is a leading Canadian brand of premium canned sardines and anchovies. The Club Des Millionnaires line of products has been enjoyed by Canadians for over a century and is one of Canada’s most iconic and recognized canned seafood brands, known for producing a broad range of canned sardine and anchovy products. Its most popular products are small sardines (Brislings), called “Small – Petits”, bearing the tagline, “Fish She is Very Small.”

“We are very pleased with the acquisition of Club Des Millionaires,” said Ian Ricketts, Ocean Brands President. “Today’s consumers have an increased demand for natural sources of Omega-3, protein, and sustainably sourced seafood. Club Des Millionaires is a perfect complement to the high quality, sustainable seafood products we offer consumers under our Gold Seal and Ocean’s brands.”

Ocean Brands is a division of the Jim Pattison Group, Canada’s second largest private company with annual revenue of $10.1 Billion and 45,000 employees in 605 locations worldwide. Ocean Brands is a leading supplier of canned salmon and albacore tuna in Canada under the Gold Seal and Ocean’s brands.

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