Lavery acts for Keurig Canada Inc. in the sale of its Van Houtte Cafés-Bistros Franchise System to MTY

Lavery is pleased to announce it acted as legal counsel to Keurig Canada Inc. (“Keurig Canada”), a subsidiary of the giant coffee roaster and distributor Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), in the sale of its Van Houtte Cafés-Bistros Franchise System to MTY Food Group, Inc. (“MTY”) (TSX: MTY). Under the terms of the agreement, Keurig Canada will maintain ownership of the Van Houtte brand, while MTY will own all of the Franchise System related assets. This sale does not include any of the manufacturing and distribution operations of the Canadian roaster.

Lavery’s transactional team was led by Mr. Jean-Philippe Turgeon (Franchise Law) and included Ms. Valérie Boucher (M&A), Ms. Stéphanie Destrempes (Franchise Law), Mr. Guillaume Synnott (Franchise Law and M&A) and Ms. Sonia Guerin (M&A).

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