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Cornell Capital to Acquire World Kitchen

Paul, Weiss is representing Cornell Capital LLC, a private investment firm, in its agreement to acquire WKI Holdings Company, Inc. (World Kitchen), a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of housewares. Financial terms of the transaction, expected to close during the second quarter of 2017, were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Matthew Abbott, Monica Thurmond, Neil Goldman and Manuel Frey and counsel Bruce Gruder, Stephen Koo and David Lee; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; tax partner Scott Sontag; real estate partner Peter Fisch; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Reuven Falik; litigation counsel Peter Jaffe; environmental counsel William O’Brien; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; and international trade counsel Richard Elliott.

April 3, 2017

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