Ropes & Gray Advises Samsonite in Acquisition of Gregory Mountain Products
Ropes & Gray represented Samsonite International S.A. in its acquisition of Gregory Mountain Products from Black Diamond, Inc. for approximately $84.1 million. The transaction, which was announced on June 19, closed July 23. Gregory Mountain Products is a leading backpack brand popular with outdoor enthusiasts for its innovative designs.
The firm also advised Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage company, on its acquisition of Speck Products earlier in 2014.
The Ropes & Gray deal team included private equity partner Christopher Comeau and associates Charles Boer, and Stephanie Lapidus.