NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International law firm Greenberg Traurig represented Danone in connection with an agreement to acquire an equity interest of over 90% in Happy Family, a U.S. organic baby-food company. The transaction will strengthen Danone's fast-growing infant-nutrition division and, subject to the approval of the relevant authorities, is expected to be finalized in the next few months.
Greenberg Traurig's team, led by Corporate and Securities shareholder Kenneth A. Gerasimovich in New York, included shareholders Mary K. Marks, Steve Mastbaum, and Ivy Lapides in New York; Michael Bonner in Las Vegas; Robert Charrow in Washington, D.C.; Mindy Leathe in Miami; and of counsels Dan Schloss in New York and Miki Kolton in Washington, D.C. They were supported by associates Aaron M. Diamond, Sun-Young Park, Daniel P. Blumberg, Amanda Q. Adams, Julia M. Rogawski and Ryan G. Reiffert in New York
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