From Harvard University to New York University School of Law to a chic business residence in the Meatpacking District of NYC, Nicholas Giannuzzi is a partner and founder of The Giannuzzi Group, LLP.
Started in 2011, the “Giannuzzi Group” has since become the leading law firm for nearly 1,000 high-growth consumer brand companies in the natural, better for you food and beverage industry.
Among the firm’s many clients – both present and historic – are some of the industry’s most successful and fastest growing companies such as Glaceau (creator of VitaminWater and SmartWater), Pirate’s Booty, Pretzel Crisps, Vita Coco, Siggi’s, WTRMLN WTR, Mamma Chia, Sir Kensington’s, Califia Farms, Krave, HappyBaby, Chameleon Cold Brew, Essentia, Rhythm Superfoods, Peeled, Runa, Oatmega, Juice Press and many more.
In addition to day-to-day legal services, advice and guidance, Nick Giannuzzi has assisted clients in over 500 financing transactions and in nearly 50 exits to strategics and PE funds, including but not limited to sales to Coke, Pepsi, Kellogg, Unilever, General Mills, Group Danone, Hershey’s, Hain Celestial, Amplify, Bacardi, White Wave and many other multi-national companies and some of the largest PE funds.
In the last year, Nick has assisted in the financing of beverage companies like Rebbl, Spindrift, Vital Proteins, Koia, Owl’s Brew and GEM&BOLT – and has overseen the acquisitions of RXBar by Kellogg, Chameleon Cold Brew by Nestle, Sir Kensington’s by Unilever, the acquisition of Siggi’s by Lactalis and the is currently working on multiple sales transactions in the 100s of millions of dollars for the firm’s other food and beverage clients.
The Giannuzzi Group has an un-paralleled understanding of the industry and works tirelessly to serve its clients and to create positive relationships with all the investors, co-packers, distributors, brokers, acquirers, service providers and difference makers throughout the industry so that we can shares these relationships with our clients.