Conyers Dill & Pearman provided BVI law advice to Quala, Inc. in connection with Unilever N.V’s acquisition of asset/shares of the personal and home care brands of Quala Inc.’s 8 BVI subsidiaries – Aromatel Brands Inc., Aromatel South Inc. Ego Brands Inc. Ego South Inc., Fortident Brands Inc., Fortident South Inc, Savital Brands Inc. and Savital South Inc. The acquisition strengthens Unilever’s footing in Latin America.
Founded in 1980, Quala now has a strong presence in ten countries in Latin America: Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Peru, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Its personal care and home care portfolio includes leading local brands Savital/Savilé (Haircare and Skin Cleansing), eGo (Male Haircare and Styling), Bio-Expert (Haircare), Fortident (Oral Care) and Aromatel (Fabric Conditioners); with a combined turnover of over US$400 million in 2016.
Counsel Audrey Robertson of Conyers’ BVI office advised on the matter working alongside Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.