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Dotun Obadina
Counsel

Tel: +1-212-373-3701
Fax: +1-212-492-0701
dobadina@paulweiss.com

Tel: +1-212-373-3701
dobadina@paulweiss.com
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0701

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Dotun Obadina is counsel in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisition Group. His practice focuses on advising public and private companies on both transactional and corporate governance matters. Dotun counsels clients on both domestic and cross-border transactions in a wide range of industries, including consumer goods, food and beverage, financial services, and technology.

Dotun is a two-time Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow (2013 and 2020). In 2021, Dotun was included in The Deal's list of “Top Rising Stars” and named to Bloomberg Law's “They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40.” In 2022, Dotun was named to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.” Dotun currently serves on the board of directors of Wilderness Inquiry, a non-profit organization that aims to provide access to the outdoors to all.

EXPERIENCE

Dotun’s experience includes advising: 

  • ATI in the sale of its tungsten materials business to Kennametal
  • Avient Corporation in the sale of its Performance Products and Solutions business to SK Capital and in its sale of Spartech to Arsenal Capital Partners
  • Calgon Carbon in its $1.3 billion sale to Kuraray Co., Ltd.
  • Cargill Incorporated in its acquisition of Owensboro Grain Company
  • Carrier Global Corporation in the $1.425 billion sale of its Industrial Fire business to Sentinel Capital Partners, the $4.95 billion sale of its global access solutions business to Honeywell and the sale of its global commercial refrigeration business to Haier
  • Cleveland-Cliffs in its $1.1 billion acquisition of AK Steel and in its $1.4 billion acquisition of ArcelorMittal USA
  • Eastman Chemical Company in the $1 billion sale of its adhesives resins business to Synthomer plc and in the sale of its tire resins business to One Rock Capital Partners
  • Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. in its $7.5 billion sale to Xylem Inc.
  • General Mills in its acquisition of TNT Crust
  • Global Risk Capital in its acquisition of SPX Technologies, Inc.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries in its $1.65 billion acquisition of Alion Science and Technology
  • IBM in the sale of The Weather Company to Francisco Partners
  • NerdWallet in its acquisition of On the Barrelhead
  • NRG Energy in the $1.375 billion sale of its ownership interests in NRG Yield and its Renewables Platform to Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Polaris in its strategic alliance with Zero Motorcycles; and in the sale of its Transamerican Auto Parts business to Wheel Pros
  • Riverside Company in its acquisition of Abracon Corporation
  • USG in its $7 billion sale to Gebrueder Knauf Verwaltungsgesellschaft

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