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TowerBrook Capital to Sell Wilton Brands to German Food Manufacturer

Paul, Weiss is representing Wilton Brands, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client TowerBrook Capital Partners, in its sale to German food manufacturer Dr. August Oetker. Financial terms of the transaction, expected to close by the end of the year, were not disclosed. Wilton Brands is a baking, cake decorating and candy making brand. Paul, Weiss had previously represented Wilton Brands in the sale of its EK Success division, a developer and manufacturer of scrapbooking and paper-based craft products, and the sale of its Simplicity Pattern division, a manufacturer, marketer and seller of sewing patters, sewing tools, needlecraft and related products.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum and Thomas de la Bastide and counsel Nicholas Smolansky, David Harris, David Epstein and Julie Martinelli; tax partner David Sicular; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; real estate partner Peter Fisch; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

September 10, 2018

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