BRADFORD OIL COMPANY, INC.

Leaders advises Bradford Oil Company on its sale of assets to Champlain Oil Company
April 18, 2007

Leaders advises Bradford Oil Company on its sale to Champlain Oil Company

On April 18, 2007, Bradford Oil Company, Inc. announced that it had completed the simultaneous sale of its wholesale and retail motor fuels and convenience store businesses to S.B. Collins, Inc. and Champlain Oil Company, Inc. Leaders LLCinitiated these transactions and acted as exclusive merger and acquisition advisor to Bradford Oil Company, Inc. The transactions involved almost 100 retail motor fuel locations throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. For both S.B. Collins and Champlain Oil Company, the acquisitions were strategic: geographic synergies, as well as the gasoline and convenience store branding of Bradford Oil Company, made Bradford’s business extremely attractive to the acquirers.