We advise leading and well-known beauty, cosmetics, and skincare brands, worldwide. We also represent branding agencies, beauty development firms and manufacturers, distributors, beauty influencers, and private equity and venture capital funds investing in beauty, cosmetics and skincare. We have extensively advised clients throughout all phases of their brand’s life-cycle, from formation to exit events of multi-billion dollar brands.
We advise, structure, and form beauty, cosmetics, and skincare companies, including brand holding companies. We also provide strategic advice on and structure and negotiate international cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, IPOs, divestitures, franchises, and reorganizations.
We advise emerging brands, entrepreneurs, and investors on business formation strategies and structures
We advise boards of directors and individual executives on corporate governance, risk reduction, liability avoidance, and tax reporting and disclosure requirements.
We negotiate, draft, review, and advise on all commercial matters, including vendor agreements, retail (wholesale, shop-in-shops, and retail) agreements, exclusivity agreements, supplier, distribution and manufacturing agreements, licensing, joint ventures, collaborations, advertising, marketing, and endorsement and sponsorship agreements.
We advise, negotiate and structure executive and creative director compensation, including bonus, equity, stock option, severance, and other compensation packages for high-level executives.
We advise, structure and negotiate finance matters, secured and unsecured asset-based and cash-flow lending and factoring, structured finance, and other leveraged strategies.
We advise clients on all aspects and at all stages of financing their businesses - from angel, seed, and early rounds to venture and later rounds, including strategic ventures as an alternative to traditional financing sources. We counsel borrowers and lenders regarding traditional bank financings, factor financing, and other asset backed and secured transactions.
We have helped negotiate and structure mergers and sales, private equity, and venture capital transactions on behalf of companies, and private investors and investment funds. We assist clients in structuring private placement offerings, initial investment deal terms sheets, conduct legal and business due diligence, and draft and negotiate definitive investment and financing documents.