Founders Factory’s Partnership With Reckitt Benckiser

Osborne Clarke has advised Founders Factory on the launch of Founders Factory Hygiene and Home, a joint venture with Reckitt Benckiser, to discover and develop start-ups who will transform the lives of consumers and create a cleaner world through cutting edge technology and innovation.

RB is a global leader in health, hygiene and home products. Its most well-known brands include Dettol, Durex, Scholl, Veet, Clearasil, Nurofen, Harpic and Air Wick.

RB joins the Founders Family as its eighth corporate partner and will invest in a number of fast-growth start-ups sourced through Founders Factory’s global network. The JV will give RB access to developing technologies, disruptive business models and entrepreneurial thinking to help them unlock exciting innovation to serve consumers.

Associate Director Ken Wilkinson (Picture) led the Osborne Clarke team advising Founders Factory, with assistance from Associates John Jarvis (corporate) and John Jackson (commercial).

Involved fees earner: John Jackson – Osborne Clarke; John Jarvis – Osborne Clarke; Ken Wilkinson – Osborne Clarke;

Law Firms: Osborne Clarke;

Clients: Founders Factory;