Press Release

Sazerac Agrees to Acquire BuzzBallz

March 20, 2024

San Francisco – March 20, 2024 – Cooley advised Sazerac, one of the world’s largest distilled spirits companies, on its agreement to acquire BuzzBallz, a woman-owned and family-operated distillery, winery and brewery in Texas. Lawyers Ben Beerle, Amelia Davis, Sangitha Palaniappa and Queenie Chen led the Cooley team advising Sazerac.

Cooley previously advised Sazerac on its acquisition of Early Times in June 2020, acquisition of Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy in July 2020 and acquisition of 19 alcoholic beverage brands from Diageo in January 2019.

About Cooley LLP

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law.

Cooley has more than 1,300 lawyers across 19 offices in the United States, Asia and Europe, and a total workforce of nearly 3,000.

This content is provided for general informational purposes only, and your access or use of the content does not create an attorney-client relationship between you or your organization and Cooley LLP, Cooley (UK) LLP, or any other affiliated practice or entity (collectively referred to as “Cooley”). By accessing this content, you agree that the information provided does not constitute legal or other professional advice. This content is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction and you should not act or refrain from acting based on this content. This content may be changed without notice. It is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up to date, and it may not reflect the most current legal developments. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Do not send any confidential information to Cooley, as we do not have any duty to keep any information you provide to us confidential. This content may be considered Attorney Advertising and is subject to our legal notices.