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Java Republic Limited has been acquired by Cafento SL

The founder of Java Republic Limited has sold a majority stake in the company to Cafento SL.

Java Republic is an importer, roaster and wholesale distributor of premium coffee as well as tea and drinking chocolate. The company supplies more than 1,500 outlets in Ireland, including restaurant chains, coffee shops, boutique hotels, colleges, hospitals and many of the country's best known blue chip companies. They have recently expanded into offering a coffee-to-go solution for convenience stores and their coffee is served on major flight carriers and train companies. The company has a leading brand in the Irish market.

Cafento is one of the leading suppliers of coffee to the Horeca market in Spain. A third-generation family business, Cafento will take a majority stake in Java, and has ambitious plans to expand its offer in Ireland across all segments of the market, as well as help drive international growth.

Oaklins Cavendish, based in the UK, advised the seller in this transaction.

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Jonathan Buxton

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London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Cavendish

Ben Goldring

Partner
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Cavendish

Sam Kavanagh

Director
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Cavendish

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