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Apollo Funds to Acquire Univar Solutions in $8.1 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising 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, will be 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 deal is expected to be completed in the second half of 2023.

The Paul, Weiss team includes, among others, M&A partner Taurie Zeitzer and counsel John Godfrey; finance partners Brian Kim, Manuel Frey and Gregory Ezring; capital markets partner Brian Janson; private funds partners Matthew Goldstein and Robert Tananbaum; tax partner Brad Okun; intellectual property & technology transactions partner Charles Googe; executive compensation partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Ron Aizen; and real estate partner Peter Fisch.

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