Kirkland & Ellis advised Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services company, on its acquisition of national foodservice sales agency The CORE Group (CORE), which closed on June 2, 2021. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Douglas Ryder and David Klein and associate Jack Shirley. Kirkland is the largest law firm in the world by revenue, the seventh-largest by number of attorneys, and is the first law firm in the world to reach US$4 billion in revenue.
About Acosta Sales & Marketing
Acosta Sales & Marketing is a full-service sales, marketing and service company in North America. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Acosta is a sales and marketing company for consumer packaged goods companies.