Willkie Advises Keg Logistics on Acquisition of Keg Credit

December 11, 2017

The acquisition combines two of the leading keg providers in the rapidly growing U.S. craft brewing industry.

Willkie client Keg Logistics LLC, a portfolio company of Seaport Capital, announced its acquisition of Keg Credit, LLC. Headquartered in Fairhope, AL, Keg Credit specializes in the equipment leasing business and is a leading supplier of rent-to own kegs. The acquisition combines two of the leading keg providers in the rapidly growing U.S. craft brewing industry.

Keg Logistics has the largest customer base of any keg management provider in the United States. The addition of Keg Credit will strengthen this position as the combined company will now serve over 2,000 breweries, cideries, wineries and specialty beverage customers across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

The deal was handled by partners Michael Brandt, Bruce Herzog, David Tarr, Mark Holdsworth, Hillel Jacobson, Robert Jacobson and Jeffrey Korn; counsel Jonathan Konoff; and associates Michael Casas, Christine Centola, Alexis Anzelone, David Axelson, Maxwell Silverstein, Sherrone Ricks and Kapiljeet Dargan.