Weil Advised Cornell Capital and KDC/ONE in KDC/ONE’s Merger with HCT

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 its merger with HCT Group Holdings Limited, a provider of design, engineering, manufacturing, formulation, filling and logistics services for cosmetics products. The transaction closed on January 23, 2020.

The Weil team that advised KDC/ONE was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Corporate associates Theodora TavridouThomas FormanAlexandra Stoicescu and Briana Liu. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Antitrust partner John Scribner; White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations partner Sarah Coyne; Patent Litigation partner Anne Cappella; Private Equity partner Jean Beauchataud; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin and Matthew Morton; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi and Sarah Gohary; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Amanda Rosenblum; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Briony Pollard and Phillip Grudzina; and White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations associate Timothy Welch.