Under the lead of Stephan Doom (Salary Partner, M&A, Frankfurt), the international law firm Taylor Wessing advised International Chemical Investors S.E. (ICIG) on the acquisition of inprotec AG. In this transaction, the private equity company Paragon Partners and its minority shareholders sold 100% of the shares in inprotec AG to ICIG. The transaction is subject to customary antitrust clearance and the closing is expected to be completed in November.
International Chemical Investors is a privately-owned industrial group with total revenues of approximately 4 billion euros. ICIG focuses on three main platforms: Fine Chemicals under the WeylChem brand, Chlorovinyls (PVC) under the Vynova brand and Enterprises, which includes specialised companies active in fermentation products, viscose filaments, activated carbon and wood preservation chemicals (including "Corden BioChem", "ENKA", "CarboTech" and "Rütgers Organics"). Since its foundation in 2004, ICIG has grown to more than 20 independent chemical and pharmaceutical companies. Today, the ICIG companies employ approximately 4,500 people and operate more than 28 production facilities in Europe and the United States.
Legal advisors International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG)Taylor Wessing Germany: Stephan Doom (Lead, Salary Partner) Michael Stein (Partner), Alisa Mathes (Senior Associate), Ercan Cömert (Associate), Felicitas Famulla (Associate), Justus Grzbiela (Professional Support Lawyer, all Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt), Amir-Said Ghassabeh (Salary Partner, Corporate/M&A, Hamburg), Nikolaus Plagemann (Salary Partner, Corporate/M&A, Düsseldorf), Lisa Seidel (Professional Support Lawyer, Corporate/M&A, Berlin), Dr. André Lippert (Salary Partner, Environmental, Planning & Regulatory, Berlin), Dr. Christian Ertel (Senior Associate, Environmental, Planning & Regulatory, Munich), Walid Hamid Saden (Associate, Environmental, Planning & Regulatory, Düsseldorf), Hannes Tutt (Salary Partner), Galya Stareva (Professional Support Lawyer, both Real Estate, Hamburg), Jörg Bausch (Partner), Dr. Jan Grawe (Salary Partner), Sophie Burmeister (Associate, all Employment, Frankfurt), Dr. Jan Kern (Partner, Pensions, Hamburg), Dr. Klara Pototzky (Senior Associate, Employment, Munich), Svenja-Ariane Maucher (Partner, IT-Law), Ulf Gosejacob (Partner), Dr. Michael Beyer (Salary Partner, both Finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Stefan Horn (Salary Partner), Lena Rindsfus (Associate, both Competition, EU & Trade, Hamburg).