Evergreen, CO – July, 2021 – 1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions, a leading investment banking and M&A advisory, announced it served as an advisor and finder to SweetWater Brewing in its Acquisition of the Red Truck Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The opening of SweetWater’s new full-service brewery, production facility, and restaurant in Fort Collins – and SweetWater new Mountain Taphouse at DIA – helps to mark its Western expansion in the U.S.
In 2021, SweetWater Brewing celebrated 24 years of heady brews; it is the 11th largest craft brewery in the U.S., according to Brewers Association. In 2020, SweetWater was acquired by Aphria Inc., now Tilray, Inc. (TSX:TLRY and Nasdaq: TLRY), a leading global cannabis company.
Martin Saylor, the Managing Director for 1stWEST M&A who leads the craft brewing sector, worked with SweetWater on its acquisition of Red Truck Brewing Company.
“SweetWater is widely considered an elite brand in the craft beer sector – sample their fine products and you’ll see why – and we are pleased that our team at 1stWEST M&A could play a role in its acquisition of Red Truck,” said Martin Saylor. “Visitors to the Fort Collins location will now have a broader choice in fine beverages, and they no doubt welcome Sweetwater’s new proprietorship.”
About 1stWEST M&A
1stWEST Mergers & Acquisitions is a full service, international investment banking and advisory firm that is focused on the lower middle-market of companies. The firm has built a unique business solutions platform of assisting owners and shareholders in selling their companies, acquiring other businesses, and raising growth capital. With Managing Directors in the US, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, 1stWEST M&A is uniquely positioned to serve its clients around the globe.
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John D. Wagner