The HAVI Group’s Acquisition of Pacific Market International

J.P. Morgan served as financial advisor, and Neal Gerber Eisenberg, LLP, acted as legal counsel to HAVI. Baird served as financial advisor, and Perkins Coie, LLP, acted as legal counsel to PMI Worldwide.

The HAVI Group, LP, a global, privately-owned company that operates businesses providing services in supply chain, sourcing, and consumer engagement to leading global brands, has acquired Pacific Market International, LLC (“PMI Worldwide”), a global manufacturer of sustainable food and beverage container solutions. The acquisition further expands HAVI’s role and offerings as a leader in product development and strategic sourcing serving the world’s largest global foodservice brands.

Founded in 1983, PMI Worldwide has a longstanding reputation for excellence with its customers, providing innovative beverageware and food container solutions to global foodservice brands and retailers. Their two most recognizable consumer brands are Stanley® and Aladdin®, sold in over 60 countries around the world. PMI Worldwide employs more than 700 people in seven countries.

The Perkins Coie deal team was led by Seattle partners David Clarke and Nick Davis (Picture)  and included counsel David Martinez and associates Trey Chenier and Katherine Joseph. Advice was also provided by antitrust attorneys Barry Reingold and Betsy Kristoferson; employee benefits partner Tom Cristy and associate Tomer Vandsburger; international transactions and trade partner James Zimmerman and senior associate Jiamu Sun; and tax partner Bryan Smith and associate Minkeun Woo.


Involved fees earner: David Clarke – Perkins Coie; Thomas Cristy – Perkins Coie; Nicholas Davis – Perkins Coie; Katherine Joseph – Perkins Coie; Betsy Kristoferson – Perkins Coie; David Martinez – Perkins Coie; Barry Reingold – Perkins Coie; Bryan Smith – Perkins Coie; Jiamu Sun – Perkins Coie; Trey Chenier – Perkins Coie; Tomer Vandsburger – Perkins Coie; Minkeun Woo – Perkins Coie; James Zimmerman – Perkins Coie;

Law Firms: Perkins Coie;

Clients: Pacific Market International LLC;

Author: Martina Bellini