Greenberg Traurig Represents Jarden Corporation in its $1.75 Billion Acquisition of Yankee Candle

     Greenberg Traurig Represents Jarden Corporation in its $1.75 Billion
                         Acquisition of Yankee Candle

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2013

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A multi-office team of attorneys with
international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLPrepresented Jarden Corporation
(NYSE: JAH) in the acquisition of Yankee Candle from a fund managed by Madison
Dearborn Partners, LLC, a private equity firm. The transaction closed today
and was valued at $1.75 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other
adjustments.

The Greenberg Traurig team was led by Chicago corporate & securities
shareholders Gary H. Silverman, Fred W. Blakeslee and Peter H. Lieberman. The
team also included corporate & securities shareholder Frank R. Adams in London
and New York. Robert D. Simon, a shareholder in Washington, DC and Denver
advised on the tax portion. Stephen C. Tupper, shareholder in the London
office, worked on the antitrust and regulatory matters, and Zachary M.
Schlichter, an associate in the corporate & securities practice of the firm's
Fort Lauderdale office also assisted with the transaction.

Mr. Silverman has represented Jarden Corporation in a number of previous
transactions, including in its acquisition of the Mapa Spontex Baby Care and
Home Care businesses of Total S.A., as well as its acquisitions of Pure
Fishing, Inc. and Diamond Brands, Inc. Jarden's acquisition of Yankee Candle
extends its portfolio of market-leading, consumer brands in niche, seasonal
staple categories, while creating opportunities in cross-selling, broadening
the global distribution platform, and deepening Jarden's talent bench.

Click here for Jarden's news release with additional information about this
transaction.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United
States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is
among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an
annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S. For additional information,
please visit www.gtlaw.com

Contact:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Dawn Moynihan
+ 1 212 801 6780
moynihand@gtlaw.com

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