CMS has advised PZ Cussons on the sale of LUKSJA, a Polish personal care cosmetics brand present in several CEE and former CIS countries, to the Sarantis Group.
PZ Cussons is a consumer products group operating in Europe, Asia, and Africa. According to CMS, “LUKSJA is a brand with a successful 30-year history on the Polish cosmetics market. As part of the deal, PZ Cussons and Sarantis also agreed to enter into a distribution agreement whereby Sarantis will distribute certain PZ Cussons core brands (which include Carex, Original Source, and Morning Fresh) in Poland, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe.”
CMS’ team included Partners Blazej Zagorski, Katarzyna Dulewicz, Malgorzata Urbanska, and Maxim Boulba, Counsel Tomasz Sancewicz, Senior Associates Grzegorz Paczek, Rafal Burda, Izabela Biernat, and Maciej Olejnik, Associates Joanna Bialoskorska, Agnieszka Kalwa, and Krzysztof Sikora, Lawyer Patrycja Maliszewska, and Advocate Trainee Aleksandra Nowakowska.
Editor's note: After this article was published CEE Legal Matters learned that Schoenherr had advised Sarantis on the deal. The firm's team included Partner Pawel Halwa, Counsel Krzystof Pawlak, and Attorneys Krzystof Lesniak and Paulina Klimek-Wozniak.