PolyOne Corporation’s acquisition of Rutland Holding Company from Riverside


Jones Day has advised Rutland Holding Company, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, on its sale to PolyOne Corporation, expanding the company’s portfolio of specialty color, additives and inks solutions.

Rutland is a North Carolina-based formulator of screen printing inks and materials used in apparel, specialty industrial and automotive applications.

Rutland maintains a product suite of over 2,500 active formulations and services a global customer base ranging from major apparel brands and large ink distributors to local print shops. The company’s deep technical expertise, outstanding customer service, and global footprint have positioned Rutland as a leader in the industry.

PolyOne plans to continue marketing with these brands, as well as its own Wilflex™ products, based on customer specification and preference.

Lincoln International advised Riverside on the transaction, while Jones Day provided legal counsel whit a team led by Lisa Lathrop.

Involved fees earner: Lisa Lathrop – Jones Day;

Law Firms: Jones Day;

Clients: Riverside Company;