Press Release
July 10, 2024

Holland & Knight Advises JAS Worldwide on Acquisition of Key Logistics Group

ATLANTA (July 10, 2024) – Holland & Knight represented JAS Worldwide in its acquisition of international cargo freight forwarder Key Logistics Group and its operating subsidiaries. The transaction closed on June 30.

This strategic partnership will expand JAS Worldwide's operational capabilities and enhance its ability to offer comprehensive, value-added services to its customers, while also offering JAS Worldwide's global network and products to Key Logistics Group's customers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, JAS Worldwide is a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, supported by over 7,000 team members across more than 100 countries.

Key Logistics Group has been coordinating the logistics of goods by sea, air and multimodal transportation for more than a decade, serving clients in Colombia, Mexico and the United States.

Holland & Knight's representation of JAS Worldwide was led by Partner Roth Kehoe and Associate Tanisha Pinkins in Atlanta. They were assisted by Partner José Vicente Zapata, Senior Counsel Daniel Fajardo Villada and Esteban García-Jimeno, and Associates Claro Cotes, Mariangela Cáceres, Natalia Dávila and Janine Acosta in Bogotá; Partners Selene Espinosa and Eugenio Grageda and Associates Alberto Lascurain, Damián Gómez and Alonso Pelayo in Mexico City; and Partner Jaime Moreno Treviño, Senior Counsel Francisco García and Associate Maria Valenzuela in Monterrey, Mexico.

More information on the transaction can be found here.

Holland & Knight regularly ranks among the leading M&A and private equity law firms in reputable, benchmarking league tables published by Bloomberg, LSEG (formerly Refinitiv), Mergermarket, PitchBook and The Deal. In 2023, the firm ranked among the top 5 most active law firms in the U.S. and top 10 globally for its work in the space. Through the HK Deal Flow℠ program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.

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