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Univar to Acquire Nexeo in Transaction Valued at $2 Billion

Vinson & Elkins advised TPG Capital in the merger agreement between Univar Inc., a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, and Nexeo Solutions, Inc., a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor. Under the agreement, Univar will acquire Nexeo in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.

TPG is a Nexeo stockholder and provided consent for the proposed transaction.

The V&E team was led by partners Lande Spottswood and Sarah Morgan, with assistance from associate Jessica Lewis. Partner Lina Dimachkieh advised on tax matters.

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