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Farella Braun + Martel Assists Treasury Wine Estates in Its Acquisition of Diageo's Wine Business

October 14, 2015 Announcement

Farella Braun + Martel served as U.S. counsel to Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. in its acquisition of Diageo Plc’s U.S. wine operations. The Farella deal team was led by business transactions partner Daniel Cohn and included business transactions attorneys Jeffrey Hamilton Jonathan Lemberg, Matthew Lewis, Shara McCarthy, Philip Peters, Jacqueline Swigler and Karen Yuen; employment attorney Holly Sutton; environmental attorneys Robert Hines and Mathew Swain; real estate and land use attorneys Brett Greenberg and Katherine Philippakis; and tax attorneys Said Kordestani and Meg Manchester.

Treasury announced the deal valued at US$600 million on October 14, 2015 (Treasury Wine Estates announcement). The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved the acquisition on November 4, 2015.

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