DWF advises DJ Drink Solutions on Nichols deal

International legal business DWF has advised leading drinks supplier DJ Drink Solutions on its recent buy-out deal by Vimto founders, Nichols.

DJ Drink Solutions is the North's leading supplier of dispense soft drinks, high end equipment, post mix, hot drinks and wine. It offers a dispense “one stop shop” the customer can rely on ensuring it is always dispensing the right product at the right price.

The deal will see DJ Drink Solutions become the largest of the Haydock-based manufacturer Nichols' out of home dispensed soft drink distributors covering the North West and North East regions.

Darren Ormsby, senior associate in DWFs corporate team, with the help of associate Katy Philips, advised DJ Drink Solutions on the deal.

He said: "We are delighted to have advised DJ Drink Solutions on this deal which will see the brand enjoy significant growth thanks to Nichols' recent domination of the market. The deal represents our strength and ability in fully understanding our clients' industry and business needs to ensure their continued growth and support their business strategy for future opportunities."

Darren Ormsby


I have a range of experience in a variety of corporate finance and private equity transactions, including MBOs and MBIs.