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Weil Advised Kainos Portfolio Company Evriholder on Acquisitions of Progressive and Base4

Weil advised Evriholder Products, a portfolio company of Kainos Capital, in its acquisitions of kitchen products company Progressive International and consumer products company Base4.

Established in 1995, Evriholder provides impulse products worldwide under the Evriholder and Joie brand names. Progressive International is a product innovator and marketer of kitchen tools, kitchen organization, and food storage products. Base4 was founded in 2003 with a core objective to bring quality consumer products to market at lightning speed.

Kainos, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a private equity firm focused on the food and consumer products and services sectors.

The Weil team advising Evriholder in both transactions was led by Corporate partner David Gail and included Corporate associates Luke Harley, Madeleine Carpenter, Hunter Zepeda, Charles Ching, Carol Jia, Sam Flood and Jacky Sin and legal consultant Jerry Haoyang Shen; Regulatory Transactions head Annemargaret Connolly, partners Timothy Welch and John O’Loughlin, counsel Ariel Fliman and associates Christina Carone and Jessica Nash; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin and associates Nate Gross and Connor Wax (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Employment partner Rebecca Sivitz and associate Kate Belsito; Technology & IP Transactions partners Dennis Adams and Olivia Greer and associates Justin Yun, Sabrina Chishti, Adeline Park and Mirish Shah; and Tax partner Jonathan Macke and associates Griffin Baker and Sarah Yue.