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Apollo Impact Acquires Accent Family of Companies

Paul, Weiss advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo in their acquisition of the Texas-based Accent Family of Companies, which includes Accent Wire-Tie, Accent Wire-Tie United Kingdom and Accent Building Materials, through the Apollo Impact platform. Accent is a leader in the distribution and manufacturing of baling wires and wire-tier machines, core products used in the recycling and waste industries in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Crossplane Capital, together with Accent’s founders, the Sims family, will retain a minority stake in the company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team was led by, among others, M&A partner Ellen Ching; tax partner Brian Grieve and counsel Sohail Itani; executive compensation partner Andrea Wahlquist Brown and counsel Lisa Krausz Eisenberg; finance partner Brad Finkelstein; real estate partner Peter Fisch; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; litigation partner Gregory Laufer and counsel Pietro Signoracci; investment funds counsel Lisa Koff and Jeremy Larkins; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

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