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Matthews International Closes Acquisition of Aurora Casket

On August 20, Matthews International Corporation completed its acquisition of Aurora Casket Company from Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg & Company. Under the terms of the transaction, Matthews purchased Aurora's stock for $214 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino and Thomas de la Bastide; intellectual property counsel Claudine Meredith-Goujon; tax partner Brad Okun; real estate partner Meredith Kane; environmental partner Gaines Gwathmey; and employee benefits counsel Reuven Falik.

August 20, 2015

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