Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Lee Wallace and Kent Pilakowski in their acquisition of Peace Coffee from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP).
Peace Coffee is a fair-trade coffee company launched in 1996 by IATP and a group of Mexican farmers. Wallace has been the company’s CEO for 11 years, and Pilakowski is an entrepreneur and management executive with two decades of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fredrikson’s legal team was led by Ryan Miest and Patrick Seul.
Read more about the deal from Peace Coffee.