Attorneys from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. represented Seventh Generation, Inc. in its recent sale to Unilever.
Based in Vermont, Seventh Generation is a pioneer in corporate responsibility and sustainable product innovations, including plant-based detergents and household cleaners. The company has a comprehensive household cleaning and baby care product portfolio and a distribution network including grocery, natural foods, mass merchandise and e-commerce channels.
“We are proud to have worked with Seventh Generation since its early beginnings as a catalog company selling niche “green” products, to today when it has become a leading brand of environmentally friendly household cleaning products,” said Peter Demuth, a Member of the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice. “Affiliating with Unilever will help Seventh Generation to achieve its mission of having a positive impact on the health of people around the world.”
Mr. Demuth led the transaction on behalf of Seventh Generation. The Mintz Levin team also included Daniel H. Follansbee, Marc D. Mantell, and Garrett M. Winslow, Members of the Corporate and Securities Practice; David Barmak, Chair of the Employment, Labor and Benefits Practice; David R. Lagasse, a Member of the Employment, Labor and Benefits Practice; Scott J. Pinarchick, a Member of the Tax Practice; and Bruce D. Sokler, Chair of the Antitrust Section. The team was assisted by Scott P. Dunberg, Kaoru C. Suzuki and Nishant M. Dharia, Attorneys in the Corporate and Securities Practice; Alexander Song, Attorney in the Employment, Labor and Benefits Practice; and Farrah Short, Attorney in the Antitrust and Federal Regulatory Practice.