Weil Advised Advent Portfolio Company Culligan in its $1.1B Acquisition of AquaVenture

Weil advised Culligan International Company (a portfolio company of Advent International), a manufacturer and distributor of water filtration and treatment systems for residential, office, commercial and industrial applications, in its pending $1.1 billion acquisition of AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a developer and provider of water purification, disinfection, and desalination solutions. The transaction closed on March 30, 2020.

The Weil team that advised Culligan was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin and Private Equity partners Marilyn French Shaw and Ramona Nee and included Mergers & Acquisitions associate Austin Freeman. The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Tax partner Jonathan Macke; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associate Daniela Gutierrez; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Jennifer Haydel Britz and Akansha Mishra; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associate Edric Itchon; and Employment Litigation associates Justin DiGennaro and Omar Abdel-Hamid (Not Yet Admitted in New York).