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Latham & Watkins Advises Crown Paper Group in Acquisition by Atlas Holdings

October 13, 2022
A multidisciplinary team led by members of the firm’s Restructuring & Special Situations and M&A Practices represents the leading West Coast paper and packaging company.  

Atlas Holdings has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Crown Paper Group, including Port Townsend Paper Corporation and Crown Corrugated Company, an integrated mill and containerboard operation with a strategic presence in the growing markets of the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Crown Paper Group in its acquisition by Atlas with a multidisciplinary deal team led by New York restructuring partner David Hammerman, with associates Nacif Taousse and Jon Weichselbaum, and Chicago corporate partner Zachary Judd, with associates Aidan Milstead, Matthew Sieben, and Brian Baloun. Advice was also provided on finance matters by Houston partner Pamela Kellet and Houston counsel Bryce Kaufman; on labor and benefits matters by New York partner Jennifer Pepin, Chicago partner Nineveh Alkhas, Chicago counsel Sandhya Chandrasekhar, and New York counsel Sandra Benjamin, with associate Tal Simon; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Jeffrey Tochner, with associate Ece Gonulal; on tax matters by Chicago partner Diana Doyle, with associate Christopher Ohlgart; on FCPA matters by Chicago partner Meredith Monroe; on trade controls matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Andrew Galdes, with associate Elizabeth Annis; on data privacy and security matters by Houston counsel Robert Brown, with associate Ishita Mattoo; on real estate matters by New York counsel Shira Bressler; and on environmental matters by New York partner Kegan Brown, with associate Tyler Krenek.