Ardian/DPx Holdings B.V.: Represented Ardian in its acquisition of the Exclusive Synthesis (ES) and Maleic Anhydride Intermediates & Specialties (IM) business from DPx Holdings B.V.
Arkema: Advised Arkema, a global chemicals company and France’s leading chemicals producer, on several of its sales and acquisitions, including its
- sale of its activated carbon and filter aid business to Calgon Carbon.
- proposed €1.74 billion acquisition of Bostik from Total SA.
Cowen Group, Inc./Dahlman Rose & Co. LLC
: Represented Cowen in an all-stock acquisition of Dahlman Rose & Co. LLC, a privately held investment bank specializing in the energy, metals and mining, transportation, chemicals and agriculture sectors.
Rockwood Holdings, Inc./ALTANA Group: Represented Rockwood Holdings, Inc. in the $635 million sale of its rheology business to ALTANA Group.
Rockwood/CeramTec/Cinven: Represented Rockwood Holdings, Inc. on its $1.98 billion sale of CeramTec, its advanced ceramics business, to European private equity firm Cinven.
Rockwood Holdings, Inc./Huntsman Corporation: Represented leading global specialty chemicals company Rockwood Holdings, Inc. in the $1.325 billion sale of its titanium dioxide pigments and four other non-strategic businesses to Huntsman Corporation.
Rockwood Holdings, Inc/Kemira Oyj: Advised Rockwood on its acquisition of Kemira Oyj’s 39 percent interest in titanium dioxide business joint venture Sachtleben.
Sachtleben Group: Represented Sachtleben Group in a €430 million Facility Agreement which refinances the Rockwood and Kemira TiO2 venture and provides for a €200 million Facility A term loan, and a €200 million Facility B term loan and a revolving credit facility of €30 million.