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Metropoulos and Utz to Form Strategic Partnership

Paul, Weiss advised Metropoulos & Co., the family-owned investment firm specializing in iconic American brands and assets, in the formation of a strategic partnership with Utz Quality Foods, LLC. Under the terms of the deal, Metropoulos agreed to make a significant investment in the 95-year-old company, the largest independent salty snack company in the United States.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Edward Ackerman, Monica Thurmond and Amran Hussein and counsel Pearl Yuan-Garg and Gitanjali Workman; tax partner Jeffrey Samuels; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; real estate partner Salvatore Gogliormella; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Jason Ertel; environmental counsel William O'Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

October 18, 2016

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