Weil Advises Advent International in the Acquisition by AI Beauty Holdings of bareMinerals, BUXOM and Laura Mercier

Weil is advising Advent International in the acquisition by its affiliate AI Beauty Holdings of cosmetics brands bareMinerals, BUXOM and Laura Mercier from Shiseido Americas Corporation. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Weil team advising Advent International is led by Private Equity partners Marilyn French Shaw and Shayla Harlev and includes associates Lauren TauroDaphne PapadatosRyan McCarthyDavid Tews and Gracy Wang. The team also includes Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy partner Barry Fishley; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Rami ShermanPhillip GrudzinaRobert BrownGeorge Mole and Mirish Shah; Tax partners Noah Beck and Chayim Neubort; Tax counsel Eric Remijan; Tax associate Dylan Lionberger; Banking & Finance partner Allison Liff; Banking & Finance associates Justina Chen and Michael Denton (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Private Equity Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Michael Nissan; Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Robin Caskey and Lauren Sawyer (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Real Estate partner David Herman; Real Estate associates Suji JhaveriLaura MurrayVictoria LloydIlana Bier and Karen Luo (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Regulatory Transactions counsel John O’Loughlin; Antitrust partner Vadim Brusser; Antitrust associate Marie-Marie de Fays; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; and Employment Litigation associate Elizabeth Casey. The London Corporate team is led by partner Lewis Blakey and includes Corporate associate Jessica Corr. The Corporate Paris team is led by partner Jean Beauchataud and includes Corporate counsel Alexandra Stoicescu.