McDermott Advises BlueGem Capital Partners in Acquisition of ICONIC London

Overview


LONDON– International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented BlueGem Capital Partners LLP, a London-based private equity fund manager, in connection with the acquisition of ICONIC London.

Set up in 2015, ICONIC London has grown from a start-up into the UK’s leading makeup brand selling cruelty-free and vegan cosmetic products.

BlueGem Capital Partners, McDermott’s long-standing client, has assets under management of over €500 million, raised from a global investor base. Its funds focus on branded consumer-facing businesses and strategic distribution platforms (wholesale and retail).

McDermott advised on all aspects of the acquisition. The team was led by London-based Private Equity partner Piero Carbone with support from Calum Thom,Christopher Marshall and Linda Zeman.

McDermott’sCorporate & Transactional Practice represents business interests around the world, from global corporations and industry-leading companies to privately funded and entrepreneurial driven enterprises, private equity sponsors and the financial institutions that support them. McDermott consistently ranks in the leading league tables, including Mergermarket,Thomson ReutersBloomberg and PitchBook.

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