Debevoise Advises Mitsui in the Formation of BWA, a Joint Venture with Olin

10 February 2023

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the formation of the Blue Water Alliance JV, LLP ("BWA") and the commencement of BWA's operations, a joint venture in partnership with Olin Corporation. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

BWA is an entity operating independently from each of Mitsui and Olin and will enable customers to benefit from greater security of supply, enhanced logistics reliability, increased access to global product liquidity, and network optimization to support the decarbonization agenda.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partner Ezra Borut and includes counsel Naomi Aoyama, associate Shira Huberfeld and law clerk Jacob Dougherty, antitrust partners Timothy McIver, Michael Schaper and Erica Weisgerber, counsel Kyra Bromley, international counsel Anne-Mette Heemsoth and associates Kayleigh Anderson, Gavin Benson and Yannis Paradeisiadis, investment management associate Tom Berry, tax partner Peter Schuur and associate Kimberly Lee, benefits counsel Kathleen Emberger, and banking counsel Robert Dura.