Debevoise advises HarbourVest Partners in Nova Capital’s acquisition of business from Newell Rubbermaid
Debevoise & Plimpton has advised HarbourVest Partners in Nova Capital’s acquisition of a portfolio of businesses within Newell Rubbermaid Hardware group in North America for $214m.
The acquisition was funded through a newly established fund with equity provided by Nova Capital’s limited partners, including Nova and secondary funds managed by HarbourVest and Landmark Partners.
HarbourVest is an independent global private markets manager that invests in venture capital, buyout, mezzanine debt, distressed debt, and senior loans through primary partnership investments, secondary purchases and direct co-investments.
Debevoise has represented HarbourVest for more than 25 years. In this matter, the law firm’s team was led by partners David J Schwartz and Kevin M Schmidt and included partner Vadim Mahmoudov, counsel Timothy S Long, and associates Yehuda Y Halpert and David P Iozzi.
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