CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it advised Imperial Dade, a leading distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies on its acquisition of American Paper & Twine. American Paper & Twine is a leading distributor of janitorial, packaging, food service, safety and office products headquartered in Nashville, TN.

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The Chicago-based Reed Smith M&A team included partner Morley Fortier and associates Nick Gibson, Ross Williams, Ethan Seery, and Michelle Kraus.

For additional details about the transaction, a copy of the press release issued by Imperial Dade can be found on