Mandate Vinge advises in connection with the acquisition of Domtar’s Personal Care business

January 14, 2021

Acting as a Swedish local counsel, Vinge has together with Ropes & Gray LLP and Baker Botts LLP advised American Industrial Partners in connection with the acquisition of the Domtar Personal Care business for $920 million, subject to customary adjustments.

Domtar is a leading manufacturer and provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including market pulp and absorbent hygiene products. Domtar has approximately 8,800 employees and serves more than 50 countries. American Industrial Partners is a private equity firm that focuses on buying and improving industrial businesses with operations in the United States or Canada. You can read the press release from Domtar’s Personal Care business here.

Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Christina Kokko, Ulrich Ziche, Vilhelm Rondahl and Olivia Belding (M&A), Lova Unge (Commercial Agreements), Karin Gynnerstedt (Employment), Karolina Fuhrman, Lina Österberg and Frida Ställborn (Real Estate and Environment), as well as Nathalie Hughes (VDR assistant).


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