Dresner Partners (USA) advised Bear Stewart, leading manufacturer of bakery ingredients, on its sale to a private investor group led by Will Gano

Bear Stewart is a leading manufacturer of bakery ingredients, offering a wide range of products including jams, jellies, pie fillings, glazes, stabilizers, mixes, and doughs.  The company specializes in clean-label sweet bakery products, catering to grocery store chains, wholesale bakeries, commissary kitchens, and distributors in the U.S. and Canada.

Mr. Gano is a seasoned professional possessing significant experience in food manufacturing from his tenure at Cargill Inc.  Mr. Gano also specializes in corporate growth and leadership.
“We are very pleased with the outcome of the sale to Will Gano’s group,” said Cliff Brooks, Founder and President of Bear Stewart.  “Dresner Partners was instrumental in facilitating this transaction and providing guidance to Bear Stewart throughout the process.”

Paul Hoffman, Managing Director at Dresner Partners said, “It was a pleasure working with Bear Stewart as well as Will Gano’s team in consummating this transaction.  Bear Stewart has a long history of manufacturing high quality bakery ingredients and we are excited to see the company’s legacy continue under Will’s leadership.  We wish them continued success in the future.”

Steven M. Dresner, President of Dresner Partners, added, “Bear Stewart has a strong brand in the bakery ingredients sector and we are pleased that we could help this family owned and operated business transition into its next phase of development.”