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Weil Advised Advent Portfolio Company Culligan in its $1.1B Acquisition of AquaVenture

Weil advised Culligan International Company (a portfolio company of Advent International), a manufacturer and distributor of water filtration and treatment systems for residential, office, commercial and industrial applications, in its pending $1.1 billion acquisition of AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a developer and provider of water purification, disinfection, and desalination solutions. The transaction closed on March 30, 2020.

The Weil team that advised Culligan was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin and Private Equity partners Marilyn French Shaw and Ramona Nee and included Mergers & Acquisitions associates Wei Xu and Austin Freeman, Private Equity associates Edi Rumano (Admitted in New York only), Erin Lacerna, Cecilie Gromada, Kyle Merrigan, Katherine Rosati and Megan Fouse. The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Tax partner Jonathan Macke; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associates Anna McEwen and Daniela Gutierrez; Tax associate Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Jennifer Haydel Britz, Maliha Ikram and Akansha Mishra; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Edric Itchon and Seowoo Kim; Real Estate associates Yelena Nersesyan and Daniel Kelly; Environmental associate J. Caleb Anderson; and Employment Litigation associates Justin DiGennaro and Omar Abdel-Hamid (Not Yet Admitted in New York).