Bell Nunnally Partner Ray A. Balestri and associates Peter J. Kosydar, III, and Natasha Gandhi – members of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice – represented Dallas-based Jack Black, L.L.C. in its January sale to Chesterfield, Mo.-based Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC). Founded in 2000, Jack Black is a leading provider of men's prestige grooming and skin care products, sold under the “Jack Black” label at retailers across the U.S. and on its website: “getJackBlack.com.” Edgewell is a leading consumer products company and home to well-known brands such as Schick, Playtex and Hawaiian Tropic. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Commenting on the deal, Curran Dandurand, CEO of Jack Black said, “We are delighted to be joining Edgewell's family of brands. This is an excellent home for Jack Black, and we look forward to continuing to drive strong growth in North America and expanding our global presence,"
“Jack Black embodies Dallas innovation, and we were pleased to assist in its combination with Edgewell. We are confident they will continue to expand and thrive with the benefit of Edgewell’s global platform,” said Balestri.
To read a press release on the transaction, please click here.