Sanjiv and Vitor

Several firms advise deal between Avient Corporation and DSM

Several firms advised the transaction involving the USD1.485 billion acquisition and financing by Avient Corporation, a leading provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions, of Koninklijke DSM,  protective materials business, a leading specialty engineered materials business built around the invention of Dyneema®️, the world’s strongest fiber.

Jones Day advised Avient Corporation as international leading coordinator: James Dougherty (NY), Benjamin Stulberg (Cleveland), Mike Jansen (Amsterdam); partner Sanjiv Kapur (pictured left) and associates Nathalia Cipelli and Violeta Libergott in São Paulo.

Franco Leutewiler Henriques Advogados advised Avient as Brazilian local counsel and relied on partners Vitor Henriques (pictured right), Gabriel Leutewiler, Aldo Martinez and Gabriela Conca.

Clifford Chance cross-border team advised DSM, led out of Amsterdam by Gregory Crookes.