Food and Beverage Law

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Food and Beverage Law Practice

Businesses operating in the restaurant and bar sector benefit from mergers and acquisitions advice that is informed by their lawyers’ industry knowledge, strong due diligence and well-drafted transaction agreements, which protect parties from specific industry risks.

Hospitality Industry Experience

Members of the food and beverage group at Curtis have long experience of advising a wide range of global clients, including restaurants/cafés, hotels, clubs, investors and notable individuals throughout the industry.

Commercial Work for Food and Beverage Clients

In addition to assisting with mergers and acquisitions transactions, the Curtis team advises on corporate strategy/structuring work; franchising and licensing issues; and intellectual property matters, including trade mark registration and general strategy. Other commercial experience includes representing food and beverage clients on joint venture agreements, lease review and negotiation; assessment; multi-venue concession agreements; and management agreements for venues.

Food and Beverage Law Practice

Businesses operating in the restaurant and bar sector benefit from mergers and acquisitions advice that is informed by their lawyers’ industry knowledge, strong due diligence and well-drafted transaction agreements, which protect parties from specific industry risks.

The acquisition of Chop’t Creative Salad Company by L Catterton was chosen as the Private Equity Deal of the Year (over US$100 million-US$250 million) at the 2016 M&A Advisor Awards.

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The sale of a majority stake in Demoulas Super Markets was chosen as the winner of the North America M&A Deal of the Year (US$1 billion-US$5 billion) and Consumer Retail Services Deal of the Year at the 2015 Global M&A Atlas Awards, Global Major Markets and M&A Advisor.

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The acquisition of Urbanspoon assets by Zomato was chosen as an M&A Advisor 2015 finalist in its category.

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