Samsonite Enters Market for Mobile Phone Cases with Acquisition of Speck
Ropes & Gray represented Samsonite International S.A. in connection with its acquisition of Speck Products, announced on May 29. Speck, based in Silicon Valley, is a leading designer and distributor of protective cases for mobile devices.
As Samsonite announced in its press release, "The acquisition enables Samsonite to extend its brand portfolio beyond its traditional strength in travel luggage products."
The Ropes & Gray deal team advising Samsonite was led by mergers & acquisitions partner Christopher Comeau and included M&A associates Charles Boer and Stephanie Lapidus.