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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 Olivier Rogivue and counsel Raphael Darmon in Paris; global antitrust partners Jenn Mellot, Mary Lehner, Martin McElwee and Frank Roehling, counsel Laura Onken and associates Victoria Delettre, Christoph Hinrichsen, Sara Salem, Victoria Baert, Aytac Celebi, Justin Chen and 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 Almroth and associates Michael David Harris and Mia Tsui.