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KPS Capital to Sell Expera Specialty Solutions to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj

Paul, Weiss is representing Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in its $615 million sale to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, a Finland-based global leader in fiber-based materials. Wisconsin-based Expera is a leading North American manufacturer of specialty paper products for the industrial and technical, food and pressure-sensitive release liner segments. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Monica Thurmond and Carl Reisner and counsel Nicholas Smolansky; litigation partner Aidan Synnott; tax partner David Mayo; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; real estate partner Peter Fisch; employee benefits counsel Uri Horowitz and Reuven Falik; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

July 23, 2018

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