Press Release

Kirkland Represents Bolthouse Farms on Acquisition of Evolution Fresh From Starbucks

Kirkland & Ellis advised Bolthouse Farms, the innovation leader in growing and distributing carrots and high-quality, nutrient-dense branded products, and a portfolio company of Butterfly Equity, a Los Angeles, California-based private equity firm, on its acquisition of the brand and business of Evolution Fresh from Starbucks. Evolution Fresh is a leading producer of primarily organic, cold-pressed, premium juice products. The transaction, which is for an undisclosed amount, is expected to close later this year.     

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Ravi Agarwal and associates Sumer Marquette and Aan Amin, tax partners Benjamin Schreiner and Damien Rose, and technology & IP transactions partner Shellie Freedman.