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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer Advises J.W. Childs in Acquisition of EbLens

July 25, 2017

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer advised J.W. Childs Associates, a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions for middle-market growth companies, in its acquisition of EbLens, a footwear, apparel and accessories retailer from KarpReilly, LLC.

The firm also advised J.W. Childs in connection with the financing for the acquisition, which involved two lien term facilities as well as a revolving credit facility. In addition, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer advised J.W. Childs in connection with its Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) filing.

The Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer team was led by Private Equity practice co-head Stephen Koval. He was assisted by partner Alan Glantz; counsel Peter Danias; and associates Roxanne Mintz, Shay Soltani, Danielle Rosato, Catalina Ford, Erin Iannotti, and Deidrie Stone. The client team also included partners Laurie Abramowitz, Jeffrey London, and Susan Hendrickson; counsel John Rynkiewicz and Victoria Frankenburg; and associates Connie Ericson, Brian Witkowski, Casey Hinkle, Gus Weinkam, and Jennifer Castrillon.

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