M&A Deal Summary

Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A. Acquires North American Breweries

On December 11, 2012, Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A. acquired beverage company North American Breweries from KPS Capital Partners

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A.’s 1st transaction in the Beverages sector.
  • This is Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A.’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A.’s 1st transaction in New York.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-12-11
Target North American Breweries
Sector Beverages
Buyer(s) Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A.
Sellers(s) KPS Capital Partners
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

North American Breweries

Rochester, New York, United States
website
North American Breweries is a national platform for investments and growth in the beer and malt beverage industries.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Cerveceria Costa Rica S.A.

Costa Rica

Category Company
Sector Beverages
DESCRIPTION

Cerveceria Costa Rica operates as a producer and distributor of beer.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Beverages) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (New York) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2012) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

KPS Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1991
PE ASSETS 13.4B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

KPS Capital Partners is a private investment firm that targets special situations including turnarounds, restructurings, bankruptcies, and corporate divestitures. KPS' target investment size is $100 million to $1 billion in businesses with minimum revenues of $250 million. The Firm has specific interest in companies engaged in the manufacturing, transportation, and service industries. KPS will not consider investments in high technology, financial services, telecommunications, broadcast media, real estate and natural resources. The Firm's geographic coverage spans the US, Canada, and Europe. KPS Capital Partners was formed in 1991 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 15 of 33
Sector (Beverages) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 7 of 18
State (New York) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 13 of 28
Year (2012) 3 of 3
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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