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Apollo Funds Complete Acquisition of Univar Solutions in $8.1 Billion Deal
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- August 1, 2023
Paul, Weiss advised funds managed by Apollo affiliates in their all-cash acquisition of Univar Solutions Inc., a leading global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor. The deal, valued at $8.1 billion, including debt, was financed with equity provided by the Apollo funds, with a minority equity investment from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and a committed debt financing package.
The Paul, Weiss team included, among others, M&A partner Taurie Zeitzer and counsel John Godfrey; finance partners Brian Kim, Gregory Ezring and Manuel Frey; private funds partners Matthew Goldstein and Robert Tananbaum; tax partner Brad Okun; capital markets partner Brian Janson; intellectual property & technology transactions partner Charles Googe; executive compensation partner Lawrence Witdorchic, and counsel Jordan Salzman, Ron Aizen and Jake Glazeski; real estate partner Peter Fisch; litigation partner Andrew Ehrlich, counsel Daniel Levi; and investment funds counsel Lisa Koff and Jeremy Larkins.