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Reed Smith and C&G Advise on Wind Point Partners Acquisition
of Assisi Pet Care

C&G Advises Crescent Capital on Financing Wind Point Partners Acquisition
of Assisi Pet Care

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Reed Smith has advised Wind Point Partners on its acquisition of Assisi Pet Care. Czabanski & Galuszynski, working with Addleshaw Goddard, advised the Crescent Capital Group on providing financing for the acquisition.

The Assisi Pet Care Group is a manufacturer of dog and cat treats. Headquartered in the UK, Assisi distributes its products locally and throughout Europe, with two of its production facilities located in Poland. It works with customers across the grocery, e-commerce, and pet specialty channels.

Wind Point Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm.

The  Los Angeles-based Crescent Capital Group is an alternative investment firm specializing in below-investment-grade credit markets and focusing on leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, mezzanine debt, special situations, and distressed securities.

"We appreciate being able to continue our financing partnership as Assisi Pet Care enters its next phase of growth with Wind Point Partners," Crescent Managing Director and Head of European Specialty Lending Strategy Christine Vanden Beukel commented. "We believe the company is strongly positioned in the attractive, fast-growing natural treats and natural pet food segment."

The Reed Smith team advising Wind Point included Partners Sam Webster, Bradley Schmarak, Ravi Pattani, Linn Mayhew, and Kevin-Paul Deveau, Counsel Dimos Papanikolaou, and Associates Victoria Bryden, James Hatchard, Saiya Guo, Roxana Burghel, Eleni Alexiou, Billy Fraser, Goksu Gokay, Louisa Martac, and Tamari Gvinianidze.

The C&G team was led by Partner Piotr Galuszynski and included Attorney at Law Urszula Rachwol, Managing Associate Adam Janczewski, Associate Katarzyna Pasek, and Intern Iga Karasinska.

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