Wolf Theiss has advised Manzanita US Investments LP on the acquisition of a majority stake in high-end natural cosmetics company Susanne Kaufmann, including a share swap with a UK holding company. SCWP Schindhelm and Honert & Partner advised the shareholders of Susanne Kaufmann on the deal.
Manzanita LP, founded in 2001, is based in London. It focuses on 'high end' cosmetics brands in an effort to help them grow. Susanne Kaufmann is an Austrian manufacturer of natural cosmetics.
The Wolf Theiss team included Partners Peter Oberlechner and Hartwig Kienast, Senior Associates Michael Stelzer and Ivo Stitic, and Associates Christian Frick, Natascha Johannik, and Iris Riepan.
The SCWP Schindhelm team was led by Partner Immanuel Gerstner.
The Honert & Partner team was led by Partner Sven Fritsche.