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Mayer Brown represents Solvay in its $220M acquisition of Ryton® PPS from Chevron Phillips

4 September 2014

Mayer Brown represented international chemical group Solvay in its acquisition of the Ryton® PPS (polyphenylene sulphide) business from US-based petrochemical company Chevron Phillips Chemical Company for $220 million. Ryton® PPS replaces metal parts to make cars lighter and more energy efficient. The transaction expands Solvay’s offering of high-performance polymers.

The Mayer Brown team included Corporate & Securities partner David Carpenter and associate Colin Carley (both New York); Environmental partner Mark Ter Molen (Chicago); Intellectual Property partner Melissa Anyetei (Chicago); Employment & Benefits partner Debra Hoffman (Chicago); and Tax Transactions & Consulting counsel Charles-Albert Helleputte (Brussels). The team also represents lawyers from the firm’s Antitrust & Competition, Corporate & Securities, Business & Technology Sourcing, Employment & Benefits, Environmental, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Tax Transactions & Consulting practices, as well as lawyers from Mayer Brown’s Brussels, Chicago, Houston, New York and Washington DC offices.

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    David A. Carpenter
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    Debra B. Hoffman
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    Mark R. Ter Molen
    T +1 312 701 7307
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