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Weil Advises Centerbridge Partners in its Acquisition of KIK Custom Products

Weil is advising Centerbridge Partners, L.P. in its definitive agreement under which affiliates of Centerbridge will acquire KIK Custom Products, a global leader in the development and marketing of pool and spa treatment products and one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of household and personal care products.

Weil has advised Centerbridge Partners on other recent matters including its $1.2 billion acquisition of IPC Systems, its $1.2 billion acquisition of Senvion SE, its acquisition (via its portfolio company Capmark Financial Group Inc.) of Bluestream Brands, Inc., its investment in syncreon Holdings Limited and its $1.1 billion take-private of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc., among others.

The Weil team was led by global Private Equity co-head Doug Warner and included Banking & Finance partner Courtney Marcus; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Michael Nissan; Antitrust partner Jeffrey Perry; Environmental head Annemargaret Connolly; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Private Equity associates Sandra Rutova, Andrew Silver and Michelle Sargent (not yet admitted); Banking & Finance associates Benton Lewis and Paul Overmyer; Tax associates Andrew Pelzer and Daniel Barron; and Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Verity Rees and Amanda Rosenblum.