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Ropes & Gray Represents H.I.G. Capital in $392M Acquisition of American Pacific Corporation

Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Finance, Tax, Securities & Public Companies

A team of Ropes & Gray attorneys represented H.I.G. Capital in its definitive merger agreement to acquire American Pacific Corporation, a leading custom manufacturer of fine chemicals and specialty chemicals, for approximately $392 million.

The deal was publicly announced on January 10, 2014, and under terms of the merger agreement, affiliates of H.I.G. will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of American Pacific Corporation.

Upon successful completion of the tender offer, the shares of American Pacific Corporation that were not tendered will be acquired in a second step merger at the same share price paid in the tender offer.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity transactions partner Todd Boes and included private equity transactions partner Jason Freedman, finance partners Stefanie Birkmann and Alexander Zeltser, and tax partner Lee Allison.

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