Bain Capital’s $78 Million Acquisition of Zenith Hygiene


Baker McKenzie, Ashurst and Cooley advised on the deal

Bain Capital Private Equity in connection with its proposed acquisition, through its portfolio company Diversey, of Zenith Hygiene Group plc. Based in Hertfordshire, Zenith Hygiene offers a wide, high quality range of products serving customers in the healthcare, food service, hospitality, leisure and facilities management, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage processing industries. The transaction, which was announced today, is subject to regulatory approval.

Baker McKenzie advised Bain Capital with Alex Lewis, Melanie Howard and Kiki Tienstra.

Ashurst is advising N.M. Rothschild & Sons Limited acting as financial adviser to Bain Capital with James Fletcher, Tom Mercer, Francesca Witney and Jake Hadfield.

Cooley advised Zenith Hygiene with David Bresnick (Picture), Tom Goodman, Russell Anderson, Reshma David and Becket McGrath.

Involved fees earner: David Bresnick – Cooley LLP; Tom Goodman – Cooley LLP; Russell Anderson – Cooley LLP; Reshma David – Cooley LLP; Becket McGrath – Cooley LLP; James Fletcher – Ashurst; Tom Mercer – Ashurst; Francesca Witney – Ashurst; Jake Hadfield – Ashurst; Alex Lewis – Baker & McKenzie; Melanie Howard – Baker & McKenzie; Kiki Tienstra – Baker & McKenzie;

Law Firms: Cooley LLP; Ashurst; Baker & McKenzie;

Clients: Bain Capital; N M Rothschild & Sons Limited; Zenith Hygiene Group PLC;