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Nutter Represents Kalahari Snacks in its Acquisition by Stryve Foods, LLC

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Nutter served as legal counsel to Kalahari Snacks, the #2 biltong brand in the U.S., in its acquisition by Stryve Foods LLC, an emerging healthy snacking platform and the leading air-dried meat snack company in the country. Will Bernat, co-chair of the firm’s Emerging Companies Group and co-lead of the firm’s Food and Beverage group, led the Nutter deal team, which included Meghan Kelly on corporate matters; Chris McLoon on tax matters; Liam O’Connell on labor and employment matters; and Rory Pheiffer on intellectual property matters.

Kalahari is now benefiting from Stryve Foods’ existing infrastructure, bringing direct access to research and development, a simplified supply chain, faster speed to market, and synergies in functions across the companies. Inclusive of the Kalahari Snacks acquisition and following a year of significant growth, Stryve is now the largest supplier of air-dried meat in the United States with 85% market share. Read more 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 more.

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Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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