Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises BASF in $3.2 Billion Acquisition of Chemetall

Friday, June 17, 2016

NEW YORK and FRANKFURT, GERMANY, June 17, 2016: Morgan Lewis represented BASF in its acquisition of Chemetall, Albemarle Corporation’s global surface treatment business. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016.  

The Morgan Lewis team was led by partners Robert Dickey and Christian Zschocke, and partner-elect Andrew Milano. Partners Richard Zarin, Gary Rothstein, Juergen Beninca, Harry Robins, Joerg Siegels, Judith Walkoff, David McManus, Pulina Whitaker, Walter Ahrens, Ron Dreben, and Jeffrey Killian provided support, along with of counsel Marynell Devaughn, senior attorneys Shannon Nakabayashi and Joseph Washington, and associates Jeffrey Steiner, Gina Lauriero, Michael Masling, and Andrew Wellin.