Voyant Beauty’s Acquisition of KIK Personal Care Business


Weil, Gotshal & Manges represented KIK Custom Products, Inc. in the transaction.

KIK Custom Products, Inc., a portfolio company of Centerbridge Partners, completed the sale of its KIK Personal Care business (KPC) to Voyant Beauty Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.

Voyant Beauty is a leading value-added manufacturer of innovative hair care, bath and body, and skin care products to both established and fast-growing emerging brands. The acquisition of KPC will broaden Voyant Beauty’s product offering as well as enhance product development and innovation capabilities. Combined, Voyant Beauty can offer customers expanded manufacturing capabilities through 15 facilities in North America and internationally.

KIK Custom Products is a provider of pool and spa treatment products and a manufacturer of household and personal care products.

The Weil team advising KIK Custom Products was led by Private Equity partner Brian Gingold (Picture) and included Private Equity counsel Timothy Burns; and Private Equity associates Hancen Yu, Joseph Erdos and Katherine Cody. The team also included Tax partner Mark Schwed; Banking & Finance partner Benton Lewis; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey D. Osterman; Real Estate partner Samuel M. Zylberberg; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin and Matthew D. Morton; Employment Litigation counsel Ami G. Zweig; Tax associate Anais Ning; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum and Emily Gulyako; Banking & Finance associate Veronica Bonhamgregory; Technology & IP Transactions associates Eliza Cotter and Megan Briskman; Real Estate associate Suji Jhaveri; and Employment Litigation associate Thomas McCarthy.

Involved fees earner: Veronica Bonhamgregory – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Megan Briskman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Timothy Burns – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Katherine Cody – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Annemargaret Connolly – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Eliza Cotter – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Sarah Downie – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Joseph Erdos – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Brian Gingold – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Emily Gulyako – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Suji Jhaveri – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Benton Lewis – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Thomas McCarthy – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Matthew Morton – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Anais Ning – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; John O’Loughlin – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Jeffrey Osterman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Nicholas Pappas – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Amanda Rosenblum – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Mark Schwed – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Hancen Yu – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ami Zweig – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Samuel Zylberberg – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: KIK Custom Products, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti