Paris - Mayer Brown advised The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE : DOW), the world-leading company in specialty chemicals, on the sale of its Specialty Film division to Transilwrap, an American group specialized in specialty film production.

The deal included the sale of the specialty film section of its American site based in Licking River (Ohio), and its French production plant located in Drusenheim, in the Lower Rhine region. This production plant also produces extruded polystyrene foam and crop protection products. The sale only involves the specialty plastic film section, as Dow France will be carrying its other activities on this site.

The Mayer Brown (Paris) team advising The Dow Chemical Company with regard to the French aspects of this deal included :

  • Jean-Pierre Lee, Thomas Philippe (partners), and Marion Bruère (associate) on the corporate aspects.
  • Alexandra Plain (partner) and Wladimir Mangel on the real estate aspects.
  • Régine Goury (counsel) on the employment aspects.