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Arnold & Porter Advises Castle Harlan on Joint Acquisition of Sunless with Branford Castle

August 21, 2019

Arnold & Porter recently advised private equity firm Castle Harlan, Inc. (Castle Harlan) on its acquisition of Sunless, Inc. (Sunless).

Sunless, a global leader in the marketing and manufacturing of spray tanning equipment and related accessories, has been providing consumers with natural looking tans through its market-leading brands MysticTan, VeraSpa and Norvell for over two decades. Through its acquisition of Sunless, Castle Harlan will have access to a growing and recurring consumer market in a trending industry.

The Arnold & Porter client team was led by Corporate and Finance partner Stephen Koval, who co-heads the firm's Private Equity practice. The team also included Corporate and Finance partners Stephen Culhane, Sheryl Gittlitz, Susan Hendrickson and associates Tyler Conway, Jinha Chung, David S. Reed, and Andrew Tepper; Tax partner Laurie Abramowitz and senior associate Sarah Soloveichik; Employment and Benefits partner Jeff London and associate Kathryn Geoffroy; Litigation partner Aaron Miner, senior counsel Glenn Pogust and associate Jane He; Environmental partner Peggy Otum and associate Shannon Morrissey; and Intellectual Property counsel John Rynkiewicz and senior attorney Curtis Altman.