KIND, a healthy snacking leader, and Mars, Incorporated, a family-owned global pet care, confectionary and food business, today announced a strategic partnership whereby Mars will take a minority stake in KIND. As part of the agreement, the two companies will partner to grow KIND’s product offerings and business globally, utilizing each other’s strengths.

Goodwin represented KIND in the transaction. The Goodwin team was led by partners AJ Weidhaas, Stuart Cable, Bill Weiss, Steve Charkoudian and Chris Dwyer, and associates Jonathan Scott and Bethany Withers, and included partners Jamie Hutchinson, Jennifer Bralower, and associates Matthew Cognetti, Todd Pollock, Simone Greenspan and Shannyn Henke.

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