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Maroon Group to Be Acquired by Barentz

Paul, Weiss is advising Maroon Group, a global specialty chemical and ingredients distributor and portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, in its sale to Barentz International, a leading global life science distributor and portfolio company of Cinven. Maroon Group serves more than 5,700 customers in the U.S. and Canada, distributing over 6,000 products from a diversified base of strategic suppliers. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Carl Reisner, Catherine Goodall, Eric Goodison, Ted Ackerman and Lindsey Wiersma, and counsel Ji Lu and Sophia Xuan Gui; tax partner Scott Sontag; litigation partner Aidan Synnott, and counsel Peter Jaffe and Rachel Fiorill; employee benefits partner Andrew Gaines; real estate partner Peter Fisch; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

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