Debevoise Advises Pernod Ricard in Its Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Código 1530 Ultra Premium and Prestige Tequila

17 October 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Pernod Ricard (Paris:RI) in its acquisition of a majority stake in Código 1530, a range of Ultra-Premium and Prestige tequila. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Pernod Ricard is the No.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits and owns 17 of the Top 100 Spirits Brands. Código 1530 is a premium spirits brand born from a private recipe known for generations by only a select group of Mexico’s most respected families and finest jimadors.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partners Sue Meng and Paul Bird and includes associates Robert Geren, Shira Huberfeld, John Love, Jillian Mulroy and law clerk Amanda Ackaway, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz, counsel Jared Kagan and associate Paisley Piasecki, executive compensation and benefits partner Jonathan Lewis and associate Spencer Mizerak, tax partner Cécile Beurrier and associate Lillian Aston, antitrust partners Timothy McIver and Michael Schaper and counsel Kyra Bromley and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.