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Baker Botts Advises Westlake Chemical Corporation in $2.15 Billion Acquisition of Boral’s North American Building Products Businesses


Deal Description: On June 20, 2021, Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) (“Westlake”) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), under which Westlake will acquire Boral’s North American building products businesses in roofing; siding, trim and shutters; decorative stone; and windows for $2.15 billion in an all-cash transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021, subject to the receipt of regulatory clearance as well as other customary closing conditions.

Baker Botts L.L.P. is advising Westlake in the transaction. 

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For more information, please see Westlake’s news release by clicking here.

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