McDermott Represents AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC in its Acquisition of Weaver Holdings, LLC - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Represents AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC in its Acquisition of Weaver Holdings, LLC


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery represented AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC (AUA Private Equity) in its acquisition of Weaver Holdings, LLC (Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing), a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer of popcorn and snacking products. Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing is the largest independent manufacturer of popcorn in the United States.

The McDermott deal team was led by Laurence Bronska and included Jarrett Szczesny, Gary Rosenbaum, Adam Byrne, Kim Kay, Julian Andre, Eleanor Atkins, Mark Bilut, Betty Brito, Ty Carson, Nicole Cortina, Thomas DaMario, Kate Delcoure, Stéphane Dionnet, Jonathan Ende, Matt Evola, Emily Farrahi, Rachel Gartner, Noah Green, Gregory Heltzer, Jennifer Hill, Jessica Hirshon, John Hoffman, Jeffrey Holdvogt, Caitlin Howe, Andrew Kratenstein, Ben Kryder, Christopher Lahiff, Ari Mandell, Kristi Mankowske, Brian Mead, Jennifer Mikulina, Traci Ottenfeld, Niraj Patel, Wendy Phinny, Maxwell Preston, Delaney Prunty, Michael Rostov, Alejandro Ruiz, Brandon Sarkauskas, Deepak Tamasker, Robert Unger, Gregory Weigand, Scott Weinstein, Hayley Yandoli and Daniel Zucker.

Read AUA Private Equity’s announcement here.

AUA Private Equity Partners is an operationally focused, lower middle-market investment firm providing strategic capital to companies in the consumer products and services sectors with a particular focus on family-owned businesses. It targets both consumer products and consumer services with equity investments of $40 to $100 million in companies that generate in excess of $10 million in EBITDA.

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