(March 30, 2012, Weil News)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges represented private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC in its agreement to acquire global plastics processing equipment supplier and manufacturer Milacron LLC. Financial terms of the transaction, which was announced today, were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter 2012, subject to customary closing conditions.
Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Milacron supplies plastics-processing technologies and industrial fluids to the metalworking and packaging industries worldwide. Milacron currently has more than 2,700 employees and 22 principal facilities.
CCMP Capital is a leading private equity firm specializing in upper-middle market buyouts and growth equity investments of $100 million to $500 million in the consumer, industrial, energy, and healthcare sectors throughout the US and Europe.
Weil’s deal team was led by Corporate partner David Blittner and included Corporate partners Douglas Ryder, Angela Fontana, Heather Emmel, and Anthony Wang; Tax partner Scott Sontag; Benefits partner Andrew Gaines; Technology and IP partner Jeffrey Osterman; Real Estate partner Samuel Zylberberg; Litigation/Regulatory partners Chip Roh and Steven Tyrrell, and counsel John O'Loughlin; Corporate associates Michael Cubell, Darlyn Heckman, Alexander Clavero, Danielle Barnes, Matthew Falcone, Lucas Spivey, Jennifer Waisberg, Renee Bartuccio, Ben Darché, Jannelle Seales, Eric Leventhal, Haibin Liu, Sufei Xu, and Fabian Tross; Tax associates Max Goodman, Sarah Gordon, Adam Mendelowitz, and Zahava Blumenthal; Litigation associates Lindsay Bourne, Eileen Citron, and Mareike Pfeiffer; and paralegal Joseph Rafferty.