Debevoise Advises Solenis in Its Combination with BASF’s Paper and Water Chemicals Businesses

3 May 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Solenis in its combination with BASF's paper and water chemicals business. The transaction, which will jointly create a customer-focused global specialty chemical company, is expected to close around the end of 2018.

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Michael A. Diz and includes partners Lawrence K. Cagney, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Peter A. Furci, Gary W. Kubek and Scott B. Selinger; counsel Kyra K. Bromley, Erin Cleary, Stuart Hammer and Timothy McIver; and associates Christopher Anthony, Samantha Berkovits, Joe Binder, Spencer K. Gilbert, Kevin R. Grondahl, Anne-Mette Heemsoth, Tigist Kassahun, Franklin L. Mitchell, Alison O'Keeffe, Dr. Andrea Pomana, Ville Rauhala, Helen Tang and Milan Udawatta.

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