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Weil Advised Cornell Capital and Portfolio Company KDC/ONE in Acquisition of Zobele Holding

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 KDC/ONE’s acquisition of Zobele Holding S.p.A., a manufacturer and distributor of consumer products, including pest control, air freshening, health care, household, pet care and shoe care products, from DH Private Equity Partners. The transaction closed on April 30, 2020.

The Weil team that advised Cornell Capital and KDC/ONE was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Theodora Tavridou, Thomas Forman, James FengBriana Liu, Martin Weatherston-Wilson, Dominika Javornicka, Kevin Xin Wang, Michael Enea and Cruz Wiles. The team also included Banking & Finance partners Andrew Colao and Reena Gogna; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Privacy & Cybersecurity Co-Head Randi Singer; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Antitrust partner John Scribner; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; Regulatory counsel John O’Loughlin and Matthew Morton; White Collar, Regulatory and Investigations counsel Timothy Welch; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi, Conor O’Muiri, Cynthia Gao and George Stamp; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Eliza Cotter, Phillip Grudzina and Jillian Richardson; Tax associate Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Travis Bruno and Lauren Sawyer (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Antitrust associate David Rybak (Not Yet Admitted in New York); and Environmental associate J. Caleb Anderson.