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Weil Advises J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs on Financing for Keurig’s Acquisition of Dr Pepper Snapple

A Weil team advised J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs in providing financing debt commitments in connection with Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. entering into a definitive merger agreement to create Keurig Dr Pepper. The transaction was announced on January 29, 2018.

The Weil team was led by Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale; and included Banking & Finance partner Heather Viets; Capital Markets partner Faiza Rahman; M&A partner Raymond Gietz; Tax partner Larry Gelbfish; Regulatory partners Steven Tyrrell (Washington, D.C.) and Ted Posner (Washington, D.C.); Environmental partner Annemargaret Connolly (Washington, D.C.); Antitrust partner Eric Hochstadt; Litigation partner Miranda Schiller; Technology & IP Transactions partner Michael Epstein; Regulatory special legal consultant Glenda Bleiberg (Washington, D.C.); Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin (Washington, D.C.) and Matthew Morton (Washington, D.C.); Banking & Finance associates Thomas Mastoras and Vaishali Mahna (not yet admitted to practice); Capital Markets associates Janeane FerrariAlla Khabinskaya and Jackson Mejia (not yet admitted to practice); M&A associate Andrea Ryken; Tax associate Emily Cummins; Regulatory associate Timothy Welch (Washington, D.C.); Antitrust associate Joseph Adamson; Litigation associate Agustina Berro; and Technology & IP Transaction associates Lauren Springer and Meggin Bednarczyk (not yet admitted to practice)(all in New York unless otherwise specified).

This transaction is the latest in a series of high profile investment grade acquisition financings Weil has been involved in this year. Other recent matters include representing: