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KPS Completes $3.45 Billion Acquisition of Leading Architectural Hardware Company OBE

Paul, Weiss advised KPS Capital Partners, LP in its $3.45 billion all-cash acquisition of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope (OBE) from CRH plc. Dallas-based OBE is North America's largest provider of architectural hardware, glass and glazing systems, operating 85 manufacturing and distribution facilities in five countries.

The Paul, Weiss team included, among others, corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, Monica Thurmond, Suhan Shim, Cullen Sinclair, Manuel Frey, Michael Vogel and Lindsey Wiersma and counsel Stephen Koo; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; tax partners David Mayo and Robert Killip; real estate partner Peter Fisch; litigation partners Allan Arffa and Aidan Synnott and counsel Steven Herzog and Peter Jaffe; executive compensation counsel Ron Aizen; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel

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