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Baker Botts Represents Rheogistics in Acquisition by The International Group


Deal Description:  On June 15, 2020, Rheogistics LLC (“Rheogistics”), a leading supplier of lubricant systems to the rigid PVC industry, announced it has been acquired by The International Group, Inc. (“IGI”), for an undisclosed amount. 

Headquartered in Picayune, Mississippi, Rheogistics operates a modern manufacturing plant designed around a unique proprietary production process that produces innovative PVC lubricant solutions for its customers in the PVC market. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, IGI operates a fully integrated supply chain including unique US waxy feedstocks, refining, blending, and terminal facilities.

 Baker Botts L.L.P. represented Rheogistics in the transaction. 

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: 

Corporate: Bill Lamb (Senior Counsel, Houston); Brendan Dignan (Partner, Washington); Jonathan Kovacs (Associate, New York) 

Tax: Don Lonczak (Partner, Washington); Peter Farrell (Senior Associate, Washington) 

Employee Benefits: Mark Bodron (Partner, Houston); Krisa Benskin (Special Counsel, Houston) 

Intellectual Property: Luke Pedersen (Partner, Washington) 

Environmental: Paulina Williams (Partner, Austin) 

Real Estate: Joel Overton (Special Counsel, Dallas)

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