Sherwin-Williams acquires Valspar for $11.3 billion
Client(s) Sherwin-Williams Company, The
Jones Day advised The Sherwin-Williams Company in its $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation. The transaction was uniquely structured as an all cash transaction with a per share price of $113.
The transaction creates a premier global paints and coatings company with an expansive cross-border presence and a combined workforce of approximately 58,000 employees. Sherwin-Williams financed the transaction through a combination of existing and new debt.
In addition to M&A representation, Jones Day provided finance, employee benefits, intellectual property, and tax advice regarding this transaction.