Quench USA has purchased the assets of Alpine Water Systems, a provider of filtered water coolers, hydronic plumbing and heating equipment.

An operating platform of AquaVenture Holdings, Quench USA manufactures filtered water systems, including bottle-less water coolers, ice machines, sparkling water dispensers and coffee brewers.

The deal will enable Quench to develop its client base and bring its total rental asset base to more than 125,000 company-owned units in the US and Canada.

Both companies involved in the transaction are based in the US.

Heineken China has signed non-binding agreements with China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and China Resources Beer (CR Beer) to form a long-term strategic partnership for Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Heineken will invest HK$24.3bn ($3.9bn) to own a 40% stake in CR Beer’s parent company CRH, while CRE will invest €464m ($537m) for the acquisition of a 0.9% stake in Heineken China.

Heineken China’s current operations will be merged with CR Beer, and its brand will be licensed to CR Beer in China.

Heineken will also act as an exclusive partner for CRE’s international premium lager in China.

Plonk! has entered an agreement with United Spirits to acquire a 51% stake in Liquidity.

United Spirits will receive $1 with regards to the share sale, as Liquidity is currently inactive.

United Spirits will not hold any stake in Liquidity following the transaction.

Focus Brands (FBI) has signed a $200m merger agreement for the acquisition of Jamba Juice.

“Life On Earth (LFER) has acquired Chill Group and its flagship brand Just Chill..”

FBI is a developer of foodservice brands, while Jamba Juice is a smoothie chain. Both the companies involved in the transaction are based in the US.

A subsidiary of FBI will issue a tender offer to acquire the outstanding shares of Jamba common stock for $13 a share.

The acquisition will be funded by cash and borrowings under FBI’s existing credit facilities.

Jamba will operate as a privately-held subsidiary of FBI and will continue its operations as an independent brand.

Duet Private Equity (DPEL) has completed an acquisition of a majority stake in Ajeast Nigeria.

DPEL is an investor with major operations in emerging markets, while Ajeast is a sub-Sahara African subsidiary of AJE Group.

DPEL has made a $50m investment in the acquisition and a major portion of this fund will serve as growth capital for Ajeast Nigeria.

The investment is intended to expand Ajeast’s international footprint, help launch new products and increase production.

Life On Earth (LFER) has acquired Chill Group and its flagship brand Just Chill.

LFER is a functional beverage brand, while Chill Group is a drinks company that claims to use 100% natural ingredients.

Just Chill drinks are available in selected Vons, Pavilions and King Soopers stores, as well as The Fresh Market and Amazon.com.

The acquisition enables LFER to include major retailers as new points-of-sale in its branded products and distribution range.