May 23, 2024


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Clifford Chance advises Royal DSM on the agreement to sell its Protective Materials business to Avient Corporation for an enterprise value of EUR 1.44 billion

International regulation organization Clifford Chance has suggested Royal DSM, a world-wide intent-led science-based corporation, on the arrangement to offer its Protective Elements enterprise to Avient Corporation for an organization value of EUR 1.44 billion.

The proposed transaction contains all of DSM’s Protective Resources functions, chiefly consisting of Dyneema, the world’s strongest fiber, and follows DSM’s announcement that it was examining strategic alternatives in September 2021. Completion of the transaction, which is matter to the customary conditions and approvals, is predicted in H2, 2022. Examine a lot more about the transaction.

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