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Fiskars Completes Acquisition of WWRD

Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners announced it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, WWRD Holdings Limited, to Fiskars Corporation, a leading consumer goods company. With the closing of the acquisition, Fiskars extends its portfolio with iconic luxury home and lifestyle brands, which include Waterford, Wedgewood, Royal Doulton, Royal Albert and Rogaška.

The Paul, Weiss team included, among others, corporate partners Carl Reisner and Edward Ackerman and counsel Didier Malaquin and Marta Kelly; tax partner David Mayo; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder; real estate partner Peter Fisch; intellectual property counsel Claudine Meredith-Goujon; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

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