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Filtration Group Acquires Essentra’s Porous Technologies Business

LONDON – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it has advised Filtration Group, an affiliate of Chicago-based Madison Industries, on the acquisition of the Porous Technologies business of UK-based industrial group Essentra plc for £220 million.

Essentra Porous Technologies is a world leading producer and distributor of the essential components that control liquids and vapors in products used in homes, offices, operating rooms, and beyond. Filtration Group serves a highly diverse set of customers with offerings that span life science, process technologies, fluid and environmental air applications. 

The Paul Hastings team was led by corporate partner Ronan O’Sullivan in London, alongside partners Arun Birla and Garrett Hayes in London, Regina Engelstädter in Frankfurt and Madison Industries relationship partners Brian Richards and Ziemowit Smulkowski in Chicago, plus corporate associates Matthew Poxon, David Prowse and Sam Holdsworth, technology associate Chris James and tax associate Jiten Tank in London and corporate associate Maximilian Kuhn in Frankfurt.

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