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Arnold & Porter Advises Verus in Sale of VanDeMark Chemical Inc.

May 1, 2019

Arnold & Porter advised Verus Investment Partners (Verus), formerly Uni-World Capital, on the recent sale of its portfolio company VanDeMark Chemical Inc. to Comvest Investment Partners, a private equity investment firm. VanDeMark, one of the world's largest manufacturers of phosgene and phosgene derivatives, offers a range of more than 30 chemical compounds used in the production of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, plastics and polymers, and CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers) end markets.

The Arnold & Porter team included Corporate & Finance partners Stephen Koval, David Menchel, Alan Glantz, and Annette Boedeker, counsel Roxanne Mintz, and senior associates LaToya Edwards and Marisa White; Tax partner Laurie Abramowitz and associate Reuven Graber; Environmental partner Peggy Otum and associate Shannon Morrissey; Employment and Benefits partner Jeffrey London, counsel Kathleen Wechter, and associate Kathryn Geoffroy; Antitrust partner Axel Gutermuth and counsel Peter Danias; Real Estate counsel Lauretta Moran; Intellectual Property partner Kristen Riemenschneider; Government Contracts and National Security counsel Nicholas Townsend; and Privacy/Data Security counsel Nancy Perkins.