Constellation Brands’ Investment in Dos Hombres

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised Dos Hombres on the deal.

Dos Hombres, an artisanal and handcrafted mezcal brand founded by Breaking Bad actors Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston, completed an investment transaction with Constellation Brands, which acquired a minority stake on June 17.

Dos Hombres remains independently owned and will continue to manage, market, and produce its award-winning mezcals.

Constellation Brands is a global producer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy.

The S&C team that represented Dos Hombres included Nader Mousavi (Picture), Melissa Sawyer and Lee Parnes. Ron Creamer advised on tax matters. Matt Friestedt advised on employee benefits matters. Justin Orr advised on intellectual property matters. Charles Dowling and Browning VanMeter advised on trust and estate matters. Tracey Russell advised on securities laws matters.

Involved fees earner: Ronald Creamer – Sullivan & Cromwell; Charles T. Dowling – Sullivan & Cromwell; Matthew Friestedt – Sullivan & Cromwell; Nader Mousavi – Sullivan & Cromwell; Justin Orr – Sullivan & Cromwell; Lee Parnes – Sullivan & Cromwell; Tracey Russell – Sullivan & Cromwell; Melissa Sawyer – Sullivan & Cromwell; Browning VanMeter Jr. – Sullivan & Cromwell;

Law Firms: Sullivan & Cromwell;

Clients: Dos Hombres;

Author: Martina Bellini