Weil Advised Advent Portfolio Company Culligan in its $1.1B Acquisition of AquaVenture

Weil advised Culligan International Company (a portfolio company of Advent International), a manufacturer and distributor of water filtration and treatment systems for residential, office, commercial and industrial applications, in its pending $1.1 billion acquisition of AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a developer and provider of water purification, disinfection, and desalination solutions. The transaction closed on March 30, 2020.

The Weil team that advised Culligan was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James Griffin and Private Equity partners Marilyn French Shaw and Ramona Nee and included Mergers & Acquisitions associates Wei Xu and Austin Freeman and Private Equity associate Megan Fouse. The team also includes Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Tax partner Jonathan Macke; Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; Environmental counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser; Banking & Finance associates Anna McEwen and Daniela Gutierrez; Tax associate Steven Ort; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Jennifer Haydel Britz, Maliha Ikram and Akansha Mishra; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Edric Itchon and Seowoo Kim; Real Estate associates Yelena Nersesyan and Daniel Kelly; Environmental associate J. Caleb Anderson; and Employment Litigation associates Justin DiGennaro and Omar Abdel-Hamid (Not Yet Admitted in New York).