Weil Advised KDC/ONE in its Acquisition of ALKOS Group

Weil advised Cornell Capital, in the acquisition by its portfolio company Knowlton Development Corporation (a/k/a KDC/ONE), a contract developer, manufacturer and supplier of personal care and household products, of ALKOS Group, a manufacturer and distributor of make-up and cosmetic products, from Gérard Gieux, founder of ALKOS, and other shareholders. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Weil team that advised KDC/ONE was led by Private Equity partner Jean Beauchataud and included Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and Private Equity associates Alexandra Stoicescu and Lise Laplaud; Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Tax Partners Edouard de Lamy and Mark Schwed; Banking & Finance associates Jacqueline Oveissi and Conor O’Muiri (Not Yet Admitted in New York); and Tax associate Steven Ort.