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Apollo Affiliated Funds to Acquire Certain OM Group Segments

Funds managed by affiliates of Paul, Weiss client Apollo Global Management, LLC announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the Advanced Organics, Magnetic Technologies and Battery Technologies segments of OM Group, Inc. through a reverse triangular merger. The Apollo affiliated funds also agreed to sell the Electronic Chemicals and Photomasks segments of OM Group to Platform Specialty Products Corporation. Cleveland-based OM Group is a technology-driven industrial company serving attractive global markets, including automotive systems, electronic devices, aerospace and defense, industrial and medical.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer and counsel Gareth Clark; tax partner Brad Okun; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; finance partners Gregory Ezring and Brian Kim; regulatory counsel Richard Elliot; intellectual property counsel Menachem Kaplan; litigation partners Lewis Clayton and Andrew Ehrlich; and real estate partner Mitchell Berg.

May 31, 2015

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