Pernod Ricard’s Acquisition Of Firestone & Robertson


Paul, Weiss represented Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. in its sale to Pernod Ricard USA. Firestone & Robertson Distilling are owners of the TX brand, a leading whiskey portfolio headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pernod Ricard produces and markets alcoholic beverages. The Company offers wines, bitters, whiskies, spirits, liquors, cognac and brandies, white spirits, and rum. Pernod Ricard serves customers worldwide.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Jeffrey Marell (Picture); intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; tax partners David Mayo and Patrick Karsnitz; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Uri Horowitz; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

Involved fees earner: Uri Horowitz – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Patrick Karsnitz – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Marta Kelly – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jeffrey Marell – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Mayo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Claudine Meredith-Goujon – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; William O’Brien – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Lawrence Witdorchic – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti