The chemical industry is a busy M&A marketplace. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic shock was followed by a catch-up effect that continues to this day. Russian aggression against Ukraine has led to even more activity. Gas is one of the most essential commodities to the sector; cost increases and potential shortages are serious issues and need to be dealt with immediately. It cannot be denied that the industry has been hit by events since 24 February: companies are undergoing a massive transition process, rendering them more vulnerable to external effects.
To read this complete article visit Financier Worldwide Magazine
Mayer Brown is a global legal services provider comprising legal practices that are separate entities (the "Mayer Brown Practices"). The Mayer Brown Practices are: Mayer Brown LLP and Mayer Brown Europe – Brussels LLP, both limited liability partnerships established in Illinois USA; Mayer Brown International LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales (authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and registered in England and Wales number OC 303359); Mayer Brown, a SELAS established in France; Mayer Brown JSM, a Hong Kong partnership and its associated entities in Asia; and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, a Brazilian law partnership with which Mayer Brown is associated. "Mayer Brown" and the Mayer Brown logo are the trademarks of the Mayer Brown Practices in their respective jurisdictions.
© Copyright 2020. The Mayer Brown Practices. All rights reserved.
This Mayer Brown article provides information and comments on legal issues and developments of interest. The foregoing is not a comprehensive treatment of the subject matter covered and is not intended to provide legal advice. Readers should seek specific legal advice before taking any action with respect to the matters discussed herein.