Carlyle Group’s Acquisition Of Weiman Products


Kirkland represents Carlyle Group on acquisition of Weiman Products.

Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and global growth private equity firm TA Associates completed an acquisition of WU Holdco, Inc. (“Weiman Products”, “Weiman”, or the “Company”), a Gurnee, IL-based manufacturer and distributor of specialty cleaning products for multi-billion dollar consumer and commercial end markets, from Cortec Group, a New York-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not released.

Jones Day served as legal advisor to Weiman Products. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to The Carlyle Group. Goodwin Procter LLP served as legal advisor to TA Associates.

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Armand Della Monica (Picture) and Dvir Oren and associates Payson Lyman, Nils Remole, and Han Park; debt finance partners Jason Kanner and Kathryn Leonard and associates Matt Young, Leah Charlesworth and Bradley Cho; and tax partners Dean Shulman and Adam Kool.

Involved fees earner: Leah Charlesworth – Kirkland & Ellis; Bradley Cho – Kirkland & Ellis; Armand Della Monica – Kirkland & Ellis; Jason Kanner – Kirkland & Ellis; Kathryn Keves Leonard – Kirkland & Ellis; Adam Kool – Kirkland & Ellis; Payson Lyman – Kirkland & Ellis; Dvir Oren – Kirkland & Ellis; Han Park – Kirkland & Ellis; Nils Remole – Kirkland & Ellis; Dean Shulman – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Young – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Carlyle Group;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti