March 01, 2019
Weil advised Nexeo Solutions, Inc., a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Univar Inc. The cash and stock transaction was valued at approximately $2 billion, including the assumption of debt and other obligations. The transaction closed March, 2019.
The Weil team that advised Nexeo Solutions was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael Aiello and included Mergers & Acquisitions partner Sachin Kohli and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Kevin Kitson, Rob Cohen, Stephen Liebscher and Chelsea Berry; Banking & Finance partner Benton Lewis; Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey; Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits Co-Chair Paul Wessel; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Antitrust/Competition partner Jeffrey Perry; Real Estate partner Michael Bond; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Antitrust/Competition counsel Vadim Brusser; Regulatory counsel Adam Safwat; Banking & Finance associate Jacqueline Diaz; Technology & IP Transactions associates Edric Itchon, Lauren Springer and Phillip Grudzina; Tax associate Alex Farr; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Daphney Francois and John Kleinjan; and Antitrust/Competition associates Christopher Abbott and Natalie Hayes.