Panera Bread Company Completes $7 Billion Acquisition by JAB

July 18, 2017

S&C represents Panera Bread Company in its previously announced acquisition by JAB in which JAB acquired Panera for $315 per share in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately $7 billion.

The S&C team on the transaction was led by Frank Aquila and Audra Cohen, along with Lauren Boehmke, Polina Demina and Lee Parnes. Heather Coleman, Douglas Sarro and Amanda Toy advised on executive compensation and benefits matters; Ari Blaut and Aba Yamoah advised on financing matters; Nader Mousavi, Rachel Yu and Matthew Rosenberg advised on intellectual property matters; and Ronald Creamer and Jonathan Rhein advised on tax matters.