São Paulo – Arezzo Indústria e Comércio S.A., a leader in the women’s footwear, handbags and accessories market in Brazil, announced a licensing and distribution agreement in Brazil with American footwear and apparel brand Vans.
As part of the agreement, Arezzo will become the exclusive distributor of Vans footwear, apparel, and accessory products in Brazil for five years with the possibility of extension for an additional two years. In conjunction with the licensing and distribution agreement, Arezzo has also entered into an agreement to purchase certain assets from VF do Brasil Ltda. -- including four Vans retail stores -- relating to the commercialization of Vans branded products in Brazil.
The Paul Hastings team, which advised Arezzo on the transactions, was led by partner Jon Kellner, and included partner Jane Song, who advised on intellectual property matters, of counsel Andrea Campos and associate Filipe Lima.
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