Weil Advises Cornell Capital in its Acquisition of Knowlton Development Corporation

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Weil is advising 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 advising Cornell Capital is led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and includes Private Equity associates Arnie Fridhandler, Theodora Tavridou, Harris Ahmad (Not Yet Admitted in New York) and Dianna Robinson (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also includes 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 Diaz, Ben Lazar and Catherine Minji Kim; Technology & IP Transactions associates Alexa Rozell, Philip Grudzina and Jillian Claire Richardson (Not Yet Admitted in New York); 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.