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Weil Advised Cornell Capital and KDC/ONE in KDC/ONE’s Merger with HCT

Weil advised Cornell Capital and its portfolio company Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE), a contract developer, manufacturer and supplier of personal care and household products, in its merger with HCT Group Holdings Limited, a provider of design, engineering, manufacturing, formulation, filling and logistics services for cosmetics products. The transaction closed on January 23, 2020.

The Weil team that advised KDC/ONE was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Corporate associates Theodora Tavridou, Thomas Forman, Diana Robinson, Alexandra Stoicescu, Akim Ouint and Briana Liu. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Privacy & Cybersecurity Co-Head Randi Singer; Antitrust partner John Scribner; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations partner Sarah Coyne; Patent Litigation partner Anne Cappella; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; Private Equity partner Jean Beauchataud; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin and Matthew Morton; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi and Sarah Gohary; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Amanda Rosenblum; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Briony Pollard and Phillip Grudzina; Securities Litigation associate Chelsea Silverstein; and White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associate Timothy Welch.