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Freshfields Represents Saint-Gobain in $2.3B Construction Chemicals Merger with GCP Applied Technologies

Freshfields is representing Saint-Gobain in the $2.3 billion all-cash acquisition of GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE: GCP). Details of the transaction and its rationale can be found here.  

The Freshfields team is led by corporate/M&A partners Joseph Halloum and Ethan Klingsberg, and associates Vinita Sithapathy, David Chen, Anne Powderly, Isaac Ellman, Jack Leichtung and Daria Butler in the United States; corporate partner OlivierRogivue and counsel Raphael Darmon in Paris; global antitrust partners Jenn Mellot, Mary Lehner, Martin McElwee and Frank Roehling, counsel Laura Onkenand associates Victoria Delettre, Christoph Hinrichsen,Sara Salem, Victoria Baert, Aytac Celebi, Justin Chenand Aaron Green; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Lori Goodman and associates Sarah Ghulamhussain, Andrew Herman and Lina Zhu; tax partner Claude Stansbury and associate Brendan Counihan; IP/tech transactions partner Mena Kaplan and associates Marissa Yu and Jennifer Lei; data privacy and security partner Christine Lyon, counsel Brock Dahl and associates Justin Simeone and Elvira Sihvola; global national security and foreign investment partner Aimen Mir and special counsel Christine Laciak; sanctions and export controls partner Nabeel Yousef and associates Amy Cattle and Jennifer King; compliance and investigations partner Olivia Radin and associate Emmeline Chen; and finance partner Dave Almrothand associates Michael David Harris and Mia Tsui.


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