Sun Orchard - Onex Falcon

Sun Orchard

Sponsor in need of junior capital investment in support of an acquisition with a tight commitment timeframe

Business Description:

Sun Orchard is a manufacturer of premium 100% natural fruit juices, juice based beverages, and customized beverage programs marketed to foodservice operations located throughout North America. The Company operates two processing facilities – one in Tempe, AZ and one in Haines City, FL – where it produces single-strength fruit juices, fruit ades (e.g., lemonade, limeade), fruit bases for frozen smoothies, culinary products and mixology solutions.

Falcon Solution:

Falcon partnered with a private equity firm that has a history of successful investments in the food and beverage industry. Working under a tight timeframe, Falcon provided a flexible capital solution, investing in senior subordinated debt, preferred equity and common equity, to support the acquisition.

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Investment Date:

DEC 2014

Transaction Type:



Food and beverage


Private equity group


Senior subordinated notes, preferred equity, common equity

Exit Date:

Current investment