Lindsay Goldberg’s Partnership With Kroger To Form PearlRock Partners


Cravath represented Lindsay Goldberg in connection with the transaction.

Lindsay Goldberg, a private investment firm, and The Kroger Co. (“Kroger”) announced the formation of PearlRock Partners, a new platform that will identify, invest in and help grow the next generation of leading consumer product brands. PearlRock Partners will be one of the largest data-driven investment vehicles focused on consumer brands and will be a part of Kroger’s alternative profit streams portfolio.

The Cravath team is led by partners Richard Hall (Picture) and David J. Perkins, associate Winnie Ling and foreign associate attorney Jose-Felix Zaldivar on corporate matters; partner J. Leonard Teti II and associate Cecily Xi on tax matters; partner David J. Kappos and associates Kathryn-Ann Stamm and Joel Feigenbaum on intellectual property matters; and partner Jennifer S. Conway and senior attorney M. C. Tania Balthazaar on executive compensation and benefits matters. Falguni Joshi also worked on executive compensation and benefits matters.

Involved fees earner: Tania Balthazaar – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jennifer Conway – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Joel Feigenbaum – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Richard Hall – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Falguni Joshi – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Kappos – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Winnie Ling – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Perkins – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Kathryn‑Ann Stamm – Cravath Swaine & Moore; J. Leonard Teti II – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Cecily Xi – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jose‑Felix Zaldivar – Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Clients: Lindsay Goldberg;