Debevoise Advises Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in Its Sale of Manna Pro to The Carlyle Group

6 November 2020

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) in the sale of Manna Pro Products, a recognized leader in the care and nurturing of pets, with roots going back to 1842, to funds affiliated with The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG). For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Debevoise previously advised MSCP in its acquisition of Manna Pro in 2017 and advised Manna Pro’s acquisition of Hero Pet Brands in 2019. Debevoise also recently advised MSCP in its sale of a majority stake in Pathway Vet Alliance, the largest acquisition of a veterinary business by a private equity firm, to TSG Consumer Partners (TSG).

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partners Uri Herzberg and Kevin Rinker and includes associates Joshua Allen, Marisa Demko, Emily Huang and Thomas Lopez, finance partner Scott Selinger and counsel Zahra Sowder, tax partner Rafael Kariyev and associate Erasmo Perez, intellectual property counsel Judith Church and associate Tigist Kassahun, benefits partner Meir Katz and associate David Deutsch and FDA regulatory partner Paul Rubin and associate Melissa Runsten.