By Lawdragon News | November 3, 2014 | Press Releases
November 3, 2014 -- Casa Cuervo has today agreed with Diageo the acquisition of The "Old Bushmills" Distillery Company Limited, including the Bushmills® Irish Whiskey brand, and Diageo to acquire full ownership and control of Don Julio Tequila for $408 million upon completion. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP represented Casa Cuervo in this transaction, which is expected to close in early 2015 subject to certain approvals.
The Cravath team was led by partner Mark I. Greene and included associates Gillian L. Warmflash, Aaron D. Suh and David P. Willard (M&A); partners Tatiana Lapushchik and D. Scott Bennett and associates A. Rebecca Hurt and Rachael G. Coffey (finance); and partner David J. Kappos (intellectual property). Christopher P. Davis also worked on intellectual property matters.