Cott Corporation Acquires DSS Group, Inc. for US$1.25 Billion
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Goodmans acted as Canadian counsel to Cott Corporation, a supplier of private-label carbonated soft drinks, in its acquisition of DSS Group Inc., parent to DS Services of America, Inc., extending Cott’s business into new markets with broadened distribution and a national direct-to-consumer channel. DSS Group Inc. is an Atlanta-based direct-to-consumer provider of bottled water, office coffee and water filtration services and a portfolio company of New York-based private equity firm, Crestview Partners. The deal was valued at US$1.25 billion.