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Wilton Brands Sells Simplicity Creative Group to CSS Industries

Paul, Weiss represented craft and consumer products company Wilton Brands LLC in its all-cash sale of the domestic and international business of Simplicity Creative Group to controlled affiliates of CSS Industries, Inc. Simplicity is a top provider of home sewing patterns, decorative trims, knitting and crocheting tools, needle arts and kids’ crafts products.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum, Thomas de la Bastide, Raphael Russo and Eric Goodison and counsel David Harris; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; real estate partner Peter Fisch; tax partners David Sicular, David Mayo and Patrick Karsnitz; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; bankruptcy partner Jeffrey Saferstein; litigation partners Martin Flumenbaum and Aidan Synnott; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

November 3, 2017

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