February 20, 2020
Weil is advising 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 is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Weil team advising Cornell Capital and KDC/ONE is led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and includes Private Equity associates Theodora Tavridou, Thomas Forman, James Feng, Briana Liu, Martin Weatherston-Wilson, Dominika Javornicka, Kevin Xin Wang, Michael Enea (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Cruz Wiles (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also includes Banking & Finance partners Andrew Colao and Reena Gogna; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Co-Head of Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Randi Singer; 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 associates Phillip Grudzina and Jillian Richardson; Tax associate Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Travis Bruno and Lauren Sawyer (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management associate Eliza Cotter; Antitrust associate David Rybak (Not Yet Admitted in New York); and Environmental associate J. Caleb Anderson.