Nutter Represents Hans Kissle Company, LLC in its $108 Million Acquisition by Mitsui & Co., Ltd.Print PDF
Boston – Nutter represented Hans Kissle Company, LLC, a manufacturer of private label and branded foods for retail, foodservice, club, and convenience store customers throughout the United States, in its acquisition by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a Japanese diversified industrial holding company. The legal team was led by Will Bernat, co-chair of Nutter’s Food and Beverage group, and included Jonathan Calla and Ellie Myers on corporate matters; Tim Smith and David Libardoni on real estate matters; Mike Mooney on tax matters; Crescent Moran Chasteen and David Rubin on labor and employment matters; and Matt Ritchie on litigation matters.
The total value of the transaction was approximately $108 million. Hans Kissle, founded in 1984, develops, manufactures, and sells a wide range of high-quality, wholesale delicatessen main and side dishes, desserts, and other prepared foods for supermarkets and grocery stores throughout the United States. Please click for more information about the transaction.
Nutter’s Food & Beverage group represents clients at every stage of growth, including brands, brand executives, retailers, enabling technology companies, angel investors, venture investors, private equity investors, and strategic investors. With a deep understanding of this marketplace, Nutter’s Food and Beverage group is an interdisciplinary team of lawyers with expertise in a wide variety of areas, including corporate organization and structuring; tax planning; angel, venture, and private equity financing; asset based, venture, and traditional lending; vendor, co-packing, and manufacturing arrangements; global distribution and licensing; warehousing and fulfillment; joint ventures; advertising and product placement; and much more.
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