December 21, 2018
Weil advised Cornell Capital Partners in its acquisition of Knowlton Development Corporation Inc. — a contract developer, manufacturer and supplier of personal care and household products — from Novacap Industries, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec, and Investissement Québec. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Weil team that advised Cornell Capital was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Arnie Fridhandler, Theodora Tavridou, Harris Ahmad (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Dianna Robinson. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Complex Commercial Litigation partner John Mastando; Employment Litigation partner Gary Friedman; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Regulatory counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust/Competition counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi, Ben Lazar and Catherine Minji Kim; Technology & IP Transactions associates Alexa Rozell, Philip Grudzina and Jillian Claire Richardson; Tax associate Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Craig Olshan and Travis Bruno (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Insurance associate Gabriel Gershowitz; Antitrust/Competition associate Jonathan Cheng; Complex Commercial Litigation associate Jay Minga; and Employment Litigation associate Justin Michael DiGennaro.