Related Professionals: Donald C. Reinke Deborah L. Gunny Ruth N. Holzman Debra H. Dermody William J. Sheridan Benjamin L. Brimeyer Arnold E. Grant Craig P. Tanner Nina Borders

November 2, 2015 (Palo Alto, CA)—Reed Smith advised Funko in its sale to an affiliate of private equity investment firm ACON Investments. Funko is a provider of branded pop culture products to a diverse range of consumers and retail channels.

The Reed Smith team was led by Silicon Valley managing partner Don Reinke, and included partners Deborah Gunny and Ruth Holzman in Century City; partner Debra Dermody and associate William Sheridan in Pittsburgh; partners Benjamin Brimeyer and Arnold Grant in Chicago; associate Yvonne Pham in San Francisco; and partners George Willman and Craig Tanner, and associates Nina Borders, Sharon Lai, J.C. Lee and Michelle Stewart, in Palo Alto.

Read the press release issued today by ACON Investments.

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