Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget in $513M Pending Acquisition

October 14, 2015

BOSTON, October 14, 2015: Morgan Lewis is advising leading global hygiene and forest products company Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget in its recently announced pending acquisition of Wausau Paper Corp., one of the largest Away-from-Home tissue companies in North America, for approximately $513 million in cash.

The deal, announced October 13, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016, subject to Wausau Paper shareholder and regulatory approvals.

The Morgan Lewis team was led by partners Michael Conza and Andrew Mariniello. Partners Steven Browne, Laurie Cerveny, Benjamin Wills, Thane Scott, Amy Pocino Kelly, Brian Dougherty, Jeannine Bishop, Christopher Amandes, Ian Wenniger, Kenneth Davis, Rachelle Dubow, David McManus, and Bart Bassett provided critical support. A number of associates also offered assistance with the matter, including Lauren Wansor, Adam Cole, David Brenneman, Jeffrey Letalien, Conor Larkin, Carly Grey, Danielle Moseley, William Currie, Justine Leach, Andriette Roberts, and Casey August.