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Weil Advised Advent International in the Acquisition by AI Beauty Holdings of bareMinerals, BUXOM and Laura Mercier

Weil advised Advent International in the acquisition by its affiliate AI Beauty Holdings of cosmetics brands bareMinerals, BUXOM and Laura Mercier (collectively, n/k/a Orveon) from Shiseido Americas Corporation. The transaction closed on December 06, 2021.

The Weil team that advised Advent International was led by Private Equity partner Marilyn French Shaw and included associates Lauren Tauro, Daphne Papadatos, Ryan McCarthy, David Tews and Gracy Wang. The team also included Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy partner Barry Fishley; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Rami Sherman, Phillip Grudzina, George Mole and Mirish Shah; Tax partners Noah Beck and Chayim Neubort; Tax counsel Eric Behl-Remijan; Tax associate Dylan Lionberger; Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Banking & Finance associates Justina Chen and Michael Denton; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Real Estate partner David Herman; Real Estate associates Laura Murray, Victoria Lloyd, Ilana Bier and Karen Luo; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Regulatory Transactions counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust associate Marie-Marie de Fays; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; and Employment Litigation associate Elizabeth Casey. The London Corporate team was led by partner Lewis Blakey and included Corporate associate Jessica Corr. The Corporate Paris team was led by partner Jean Beauchataud and included Corporate counsel Alexandra Stoicescu.

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