Transom Capital’s Acquisition Of Conair Liquids Division


Paul, Weiss advised Conair Corporation in the sale of its professional liquids division to Transom Capital Group.

Transom Capital Group (“Transom”), a leading operations-focused middle market private equity firm, acquired Conair Corporation’s professional liquids division. The division will be renamed as Beauty Quest Group (the “Company”).

Latham & Watkins LLP acted as corporate legal advisor and Perkins Coie LLP acted as the financing legal advisor to Transom. Cerberus Business Finance provided the financing for the transaction. Sawaya Partners, LLC acted as financial advisor and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP acted as legal advisor to Conair Corporation.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum (Picture), Patrick Campbell and Tom de la Bastide; employee benefits partner Andy Gaines and counsel Uri Horowitz, Reuven Falik and Lauri Penn; tax partner David Mayo; real estate partner Peter Fisch; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

Involved fees earner: Patrick Campbell – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Thomas de la Bastide – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Ariel Deckelbaum – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Reuven Falik – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Peter Fisch – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Andy Gaines – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Chuck Googe – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Uri Horowitz – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Marta Kelly – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Mayo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; William O’Brien – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Lauri Penn – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Conair Corporation;