Read up on some of our latest transactions.

Arlington advises Wachusett Brewing in its sale to Smuttynose parent company
January 29, 2024

January 19, 2024 - Wachusett Brewing has been acquired by Smuttynose parent company Finestkind Brewing in a deal that will unite two legacy New England craft brewers. Founded in 1994, Wachusett became a household name in Massachusetts, with its renowned fruit beers and lively...

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Arlington advises Bierothek in its strategic partnership with Warsteiner Brauerei Haus Cramer
September 21, 2023

September 5, 2023 - The well-known German specialty beer retailer Bierothek has formed a strategic partnership with the Haus Cramer Group, one of the largest brewery groups in Germany and known for its Warsteiner beer. Bierothek operates a network of specialty beer bottle shops...

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Arlington advises Served Drinks in its strategic investment from Heineken
September 20, 2023

September 18, 2023 - SERVED, the award-winning ready-to-drink brand, co-owned by British popstar Ellie Goulding, has formed a strategic partnership with Heineken to accelerate its growth in the booming "ready to drink" (RTD) category. SERVED was created by brothers Dean and Ryan Ginsberg and...

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Donnewald Distributing Co. acquires Ronchetti Distributing
June 16, 2023

June 9, 2023 – Donnewald Distributing Company today closed on its acquisition of Ronchetti Distributing Company. Ronchetti is a third generation beer wholesaler founded by Felix and John Ronchetti in 1914. Donnewald is an Anheuser-Busch distributor located in Greenville, IL and founded in 1965...

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Big Drop Partners with In Good Company in Licensing Move
May 25, 2023

May 25, 2023 – Big Drop, one of the category leading alcohol-free craft brewers, has entered into a license agreement with In Good Company, the owner of Fourpure Brewing and Magic Rock Brewing.  Big Drop has become one of the world’s most successful brands...

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Fishers Island Lemonade acquired by Spirit of Gallo
May 08, 2023

May 8, 2023 - E. & J. Gallo Winery's Spirit of Gallo has acquired Fishers Island Lemonade, a female-founded beverage brand. A trailblazer in the ready-to-drink (RTD) category, Fishers Island Lemonade was one of the first premium craft cocktails to be packaged in a...

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Dash Water Raises Series A Round to Fund Growth
January 23, 2023

January 23, 2023 - Dash Water, the leading brand in the UK seltzer category, has completed an £8.7 million Series A funding round.  Dash Water is one of the most exciting and highest growth brands in the UK premium beverage sector, utilising wonky fruits...

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop to be acquired by Dine Brands
December 05, 2022

December 5, 2022 - Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Fuzzy’s Taco Shop® from Experiential Brands LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRD Holding Company. Fuzzy’s is...

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Swig receives significant investment from the Larry H. Miller Company
November 21, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Swig, Home of the Original Dirty Soda™, announced that Utah icon the Larry H. Miller Company (the LHM Company) has acquired a majority stake in Swig from Savory Fund, a leading private equity firm focused on emerging food and...

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Montauk Brewing Company acquired by Tilray
November 07, 2022

NEW YORK, November 7, 2022 -- Tilray Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ | TSX: TLRY) announced the acquisition of Montauk Brewing Company, the #1 craft brewer in Metro New York. Montauk Brewing is well-known for its beloved product portfolio, premium price point, and distribution across over 6,400...

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