Omega Protein Expands Presence In Human Nutrition Through Acquisition of Bioriginal

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), a nutritional product company and a leading integrated producer of omega-3 fish oil and specialty protein products, today announced that it has acquired all of the stock of Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. (“Bioriginal”).  Bioriginal is a leading supplier of plant and marine based specialty oils and essential fatty acids to the food and nutraceutical industries across North America, Europe and Asia.  This transaction enhances the company’s human nutrition capability by adding almost $100 million in revenues to the Omega Protein platform.

The strategic addition of Bioriginal is a key step towards fulfilling Omega Protein’s mission to help people lead healthier lives with better nutrition such as specialty oils, essential fatty acids, specialty proteins and nutraceuticals. The acquisition advances Omega Protein’s business strategy by uniting two highly complementary businesses, adding immediate size and scale to the overall business through more diversified human nutrition product offerings and expanding Omega Protein’s global customer reach.

Aspect Consumer Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Omega Protein in the transaction.

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