Pittsburgh, April 9, 2012: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (Sun Capital), a leading private investment firm specializing in leveraged buyouts and investments in market-leading companies, today announced that an affiliate has acquired CornerStone Research & Development, Inc., a leading global contract manufacturer of top-branded vitamins and dietary supplements, from Mitsui & Co., Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Morgan Lewis served as legal advisor to Sun Capital on the transaction. The Morgan Lewis team was led by Business & Finance partner Ryan Davis and associate Mark Opitz, and included partners Patricia Brennan (Business & Finance), Kathy Sanzo (FDA & Healthcare), Brian Dougherty (Employee Benefits), Kenneth Kail (Tax), Anita Polott (Intellectual Property), James DelBello (Litigation), of counsel Christopher Ramsey (Labor & Employment) and associates Jacqueline Berman, Sariyah Buchanan, Chad Cowan, Sarah Grimm, Gene Park, Rebecca Roman, Matthew Schernecke, and Elizabeth Windsor.
For more information, please see the company's press release.