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Westrock Coffee Company to Acquire S&D Coffee & Tea from Cott Corporation

Westrock Coffee Company, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire North Carolina-based S&D Coffee & Tea from Cott Corporation. The transaction is expected to close within the next several weeks and will create the leading integrated coffee company serving the needs of the retail, restaurant, convenience store, and hospitality industries. The companies will continue to serve customers under their respective brand names for the foreseeable future. In conjunction with the transaction, BBH Capital Partners, a private equity strategy of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., will provide acquisition capital alongside Westrock Coffee’s existing investors, including The Stephens Group, LLC. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz served as legal advisor to Westrock Coffee.