SK Capital’s Acquisition of Polymers Business from Baker Hughes


Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP acted as legal counsel to SK Capital and committed debt financing was provided by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Evercore acted as financial advisor and King & Spalding LLP served as legal counsel to Baker Hughes.

Funds advised by SK Capital Partners, LP (“SK Capital”), a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the specialty polymers business from Baker Hughes.

The specialty polymers business, with manufacturing operations in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, produces specialty low molecular weight olefin polymers, including a range of differentiated functional polymers and premium, high melting point polyethylene waxes. Over its 85-year history, the business has been dedicated to innovation and has developed a strong reputation as a premium specialty supplier and solutions provider to its diverse customer base.

Morgan Lewis represented SK Capital Partners with Partner Barbara Shander (Picture) and associate Adam Prince.

Involved fees earner: Adam Prince – Morgan Lewis; Barbara Shander – Morgan Lewis;

Law Firms: Morgan Lewis;

Clients: SK Capital Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti