Sherwin-Williams acquires Comex US/Canada Business

The Sherwin-Williams Company completed the acquisition of the U.S./Canada business of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. for US$90 million in cash and assumed liabilities valued in the range of $75 million.

Sherwin-Williams was represented in-house by Dennis Tocci and Hugh Kinast; in the US by James Dougherty, Javier Martinez del Campo, Jose Estandia and Ben Stulberg (M&A) of Jones Day; by Steven Newborn, Laura Wilkinson, Megan Peloquin and Robert Meyer (antitrust) of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; and in Canada by Lawson Hunter, Jeffrey Brown, Ashley Piotrowski and Marisa Muchnik (antitrust) of Stikeman Elliott LLP.

Consorcio Comex was represented in the US by Iker Arriola, Francisco Garcia-Naranjo González, Oliver Brahmst, Brian Vasandani and Matthew Hendy (M&A) of White & Case LLP; and in Canada by George Addy and Elisa Kearney (antitrust) of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP.