Ropes Reps Green Mountain In $300M Diedrich Deal

Law360, New York (May 11, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. has succeeded in its efforts to acquire Diedrich Coffee Inc. in a deal worth roughly $300 million, one day after receiving final approval on the transaction from the Federal Trade Commission.

The deal was made for $35 per share of common stock in cash, pursuant to a cash tender offer and a “short form” merger, Green Mountain announced Tuesday.

“We are pleased to welcome Diedrich Coffee to the [Green Mountain] family,” Green Mountain President and CEO Lawrence J. Blanford said. “We...
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