Sidley is representing Drunk Elephant, a leading and fast-growing prestige skincare brand, in its US$845 million acquisition by Shiseido America Corporation.
Drunk Elephant was founded in 2012 by Tiffany Masterson, a Houston native, as a solutions-oriented, cross-generational brand for all skin types, and has since experienced exponential growth across a full range of consumer demographics, including Gen Z and Millennials. Its products provide solutions-oriented skincare for all skin, and is in select global markets.
The deal team was co-led by partners Mark Metts and David Grinberg with significant contributions by associates Katy Lukaszewski, Mark Castiglia and David Azcarraga. Partner Zack Pullin provided tax advice.