JDE’s acquisition of a portfolio of local brands from Cacique Company


Pinheiro Neto and Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch have advised on the deal

JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) in Brazil, has acquired a portfolio of local brands from Cacique Company, including Pelé, Graníssimo and Tropical.

Subject to formal approval by Brazilian regulatory authorities, this acquisition will complement JDE Brazil’s existing coffee portfolio and strengthen its leadership in core regions across the country.

Pinheiro Neto has advised Jacobs Douwe Egberts BR Comercialização de Cafés Ltda with a team including Fernando Alves Meira (Picture), Jorge N. F. Lopes Jr. and João Vitor de Araujo Crepaldi.

Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados has advised Companhia Cacique de Café Solúvel with a team including Marcos Rafael Flesch, Marina Prado, Thais Tendolini and Marcelo Ratto.

Involved fees earner: Marcos Rafael Flesch – Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch; Marina Da Silva Prado – Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch; Thais Cristina Tendolini e Silva – Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch; Marcelo Bottamedi Ratto – Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch; Fernando Alves Meira – Pinheiro Neto; Jorge Lopes Jr. – Pinheiro Neto;

Law Firms: Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch; Pinheiro Neto;

Clients: Jacobs Douwe Egberts; Companhia Cacique de Café Solúvel ;