Henkel’s Acquisition Of Invincible Brands From Capital D


Goodwin Procter LLP advised Capital D on the deal.

London-based private equity manager Capital D has sold a 75% majority stake in Invincible Brands, a Berlin-based provider of social media campaign services for beauty products, to Henkel.

Henkel, acquired interest in businesses comprising three beauty and care products brands – Hello Body, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me.

Henkel operates worldwide with leading innovations, brands, and technologies in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care, and Laundry & Home Care.

The Goodwin team was led by Lars Jessen (Picture) and Markus Hiebel and included Martin Prokoph, Christina Papadimitriou and Carolin Keferstein, with tax advice provided by Heiko Penndorf and Felix Krueger and further assistance from Peter Junghänel (all Frankfurt), Édouard Baladès (Paris), and Michael Vignone (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Édouard Baladès – Goodwin Procter; Markus Hiebel – Goodwin Procter; Lars Jessen – Goodwin Procter; Peter Junghänel – Goodwin Procter; Carolin Keferstein – Goodwin Procter; Felix Krueger – Goodwin Procter; Christina Papadimitriou – Goodwin Procter; Heiko Penndorf – Goodwin Procter; Martin Prokoph – Goodwin Procter; Michael Vignone – Goodwin Procter;

Law Firms: Goodwin Procter;

Clients: capital D;