May 30, 2017
Weil represented The Sherwin-Williams Company on antitrust aspects of its acquisition of The Valspar Corporation. The transaction, valued at approximately $11.3 billion, is expected to close on June 1, 2017. Clearance was granted by both the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Canadian Competition Bureau on May 26, 2017 with only a single business unit divestiture required.
The Weil antitrust team includes global head of Antitrust/Competition Steven Newborn and partner Laura Wilkinson, and associates Megan Granger, Kristin Sanford, Jonathan Cheng, Scott Hazelgrove, Robert Meyer, and Leslie Roter.