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Latham & Watkins Advises Brilliant Earth in US$105 Million Financing Transaction

June 15, 2022
A multidisciplinary team advises the leader in ethically sourced fine jewelry in an Up-C growth debt financing.

Brilliant Earth is a digitally native, omnichannel fine jewelry company and a global leader in ethically sourced fine jewelry. Led by co-founders Beth Gerstein and Eric Grossberg, the Company’s mission since its founding in 2005 has been to create a more transparent, sustainable, and compassionate jewelry industry. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO, Brilliant Earth has 19 showrooms and has served customers in over 50 countries worldwide.

Latham & Watkins represented Brilliant Earth in the transaction with a debt finance team led by Washington, D.C. partner Scott Forchheimer and Bay Area partner Haim Zaltzman, with Washington, D.C. associates James Kachadoorian and Jen Goldshtein. The public company representation team was led by New York partner Jenna Cooper, with associates Jamie Conn and Eliza Murray. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Bay Area partner Grace Lee, with associate Greg Conyers; and on intellectual property matters by New York partner Jeff Tochner.