Our manufacturing and industrial services group provides international support to our clients across a range of practice areas, including antitrust and competition, bankruptcy and restructuring, capital markets, M&A, and project and acquisition finance.
Dow Chemical in Divestment of Global Polypropylene Business
We are advising The Dow Chemical Company, a global leader in specialty chemicals, on the antitrust aspects of its sale of its global polypropylene business to Brazil-based Braskem, the largest petrochemical company in the Americas.
Practice: Antitrust and Competition
Office: Brussels, Cologne, and Washington
SANLUIS Co-Inter in Court-Supervised Restructuring
We represented SANLUIS Co-Inter, the direct wholly owned subsidiary of Mexican autoparts company SANLUIS Corporación, in the restructuring of $248 million of indebtedness through a Mexican concurso mercantil proceeding.
Practice: Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Office: New York
Industrias Unidas Closes Restructuring
We advised an ad hoc group of bondholders in the restructuring of approximately $420 million of Industrias Unidas (IUSA)’s indebtedness. The restructuring was implemented through a plan of reorganization pursuant to Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, in conjunction with an out-of-court exchange offer with respect to IUSA’s bank debt and commercial paper. IUSA is one of Mexico’s largest diversified industrial groups and a manufacturer of copper-based and electrical products for the housing and electrical power sectors in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Practices: Bankruptcy and Restructuring and Tax
Office: New York
Nemak in $1.145 Billion Refinancing
We advised Mexican autoparts maker Nemak in the refinancing of a secured syndicated loan facility and certain secured working capital facilities, including a $1 billion term loan and a $145 million revolver loan.
Practices: Structured Finance and Tax
Offices: Frankfurt and New York
LyondellBasell in $1 Billion Notes Offering and $2.8 Billion Tender Offer
We represented LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical, and refining companies, in its $1 billion unsecured notes offering and concurrent $2.8 billion exit tender offer.
Practices: Capital Markets, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Executive Compensation and ERISA, and Tax
Offices: Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Milan, New York, Rome, and Washington
Northstar Equity Partners III Investment in Indonesian Tire Manufacturer
We advised Northstar Equity Partners III, a leading Indonesian private equity buyout group, in its minority investment in PT Multistrada Arah Sarana Tbk (MASA), the second-largest independent tire manufacturer in Indonesia.
Practices: M&A, Private Equity, and International Trade and Investment
Office: Hong Kong
TPG Capital and Nexeo Solutions in Ashland Acquisition Financing
Our lawyers represented TPG Capital, its investment funds, and Nexeo Solutions in the debt financing of the acquisition of the chemical distribution business of Ashland by Ohio-based Nexeo.
Practices: Acquisition Finance, Executive Compensation and ERISA, M&A, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Tax
Office: New York
Vallourec in International Employee Share Offering
We are advising Vallourec, a world leader in the production of seamless steel tubes, in the structuring and implementation of its “Value 11” international employee share offering plan.
Practices: Executive Compensation and ERISA and Tax
Offices: Frankfurt, London, New York, and Paris