Ropes & Gray Represents Avista Capital Partners in its Acquisition of Extended Topicals and Dermatology Business of G&W Laboratories
Ropes & Gray represented Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, in its agreement to acquire G&W Laboratories, Inc.’s extended topicals and dermatology business unit. The transaction was announced on Nov. 6.
G&W Dermatology has a market-leading and diversified portfolio of approximately 35 self-labeled generic topical dermatology products that are marketed and sold in the U.S.
The Ropes & Gray team representing Avista was led by private equity partner David Blittner, benefits partners Allie Alperovich and Danna Kivell, life sciences partner Kellie Combs, health care partner Debbie Gersh and tax partner Leo Arnaboldi.