Press Release October 11, 2016

Keg Logistics Expands U.S. Operations, Combines with Atlas Keg Company

Goodwin advised Keg Logistics on the acquisition of Atlas Keg Company; both companies serve the brewing, distribution and keg management supply chain industries. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The combination will create a new leader in the keg management sector, with over 1,000 high-growth brewery and cider customers across the United States and United Kingdom. The acquisition also enhances Keg Logistics’ coverage across the U.S., and its ability to provide keg and brewery equipment financing and logistics solutions to beer, wine and cider producers. Through the deal, Atlas stakeholders will become investors in Keg Logistics.

Founded in 2011, Keg Logistics is a leading provider of keg and equipment financing to breweries and wineries globally, providing customers with a flexible pathway to owning their own kegs, and maximizing growth and profitability. In addition to financing solutions, Keg Logistics also manages both domestic and international logistics.

Atlas Keg Company is a leading provider of kegs and rental cooperage to the rapidly growing U.S. craft brewing industry.

Goodwin’s team was led by partners Jared Spitalnick and William Pearce (Private Equity) and included associate Matthew Cognetti, with assistance from partners Eric Willenbacher, James Mattus, and Joel Lehrer, counsel Eric Roth and Brian Mukherjee, and associate Adam Romig.

For more information on the transaction, please view the press release.