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Weil Advised Cornell Capital and KDC/ONE in KDC’s Acquisition of Swallowfield’s Manufacturing Business

Weil advised Cornell Capital LLC and its portfolio company, Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/ONE), a leading value-added partner to beauty, health and personal care brands, in KDC/ONE’s acquisition of the manufacturing business and associated assets of Swallowfield plc, a business engaged in the development, formulation and production of quality products for many of the world's leading personal care and beauty brands. The transaction closed on August 27, 2019.

The Weil team that advised Cornell was led by Private Equity partners Michael Francies and Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Lewis Blakey and Tom Cox. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Tax partner Oliver Walker; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Counsel Ivor Gwilliams; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi and Conor O’Muiri; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associate Briony Pollard; Tax associates Ellie Marques and Eithne Bloice-Sanders; and Real Estate associates Laura Murray and Victoria Lloyd.