Press Release

Kirkland Advised SK Capital Partners in Acquisition of Huntsman’s Remaining Interest in Venator Materials PLC

Kirkland represented SK Capital Partners, LP, a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, which announced on August 28 that funds it advises have entered into a definitive agreement with Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) to purchase Huntsman’s shares in Venator Materials PLC (NYSE: VNTR) for approximately $100 million cash. The deal includes an option for the purchase of Huntsman’s remaining shares. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close near year-end.

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The Kirkland team consisted of transactional partners Jeremy Liss, David Holdsworth, Matt Arenson, Rebecca Villarreal and Melanie Harmon and associate Sam Stucker, along with tax partners Benjamin Schreiner and Timothy Lowe and associate Rhonda Dinkins, capital markets partner Tim Cruickshank and Willard Boothby and associate Alborz Tolou, antitrust and competition partners Carla Hine, Sarah Jordan, Thomas Wilson and Marin Boney and associates Philipp Gnatzy and Shahrzad Sadjadi, and executive compensation partner Michael Falk.