Katten represented Highlander Partners, L.P., a Dallas-based private investment firm specializing in private equity and mezzanine investments, in its acquisition of Queen City Candy for an undisclosed sum. The purchase of Queen City, a manufacturer of gummy candies such as gummy bears, neon worms, peach rings and gum drops, adds to Highlander's already significant confectioner and gummy portfolio properties. The Katten M&A team featured Mark Solomon, Dallas managing partner, and Dallas Corporate partner Peter Bogdanow.

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