EI Senior Vice Presidents Michael Baumann and Paul Godek assist Sonoco in acquisition of Corenso

EI Senior Vice Presidents Michael Baumann and Paul Godek assisted the law firm of BakerHostetler with the Antitrust Division’s review of Sonoco Products Company’s acquisition of Corenso Holding America. The Division’s review focused on the effect of the acquisition on the North American recycled paperboard industry. After an initial inquiry, and following written and oral presentations to the Antitrust Division, the merger was cleared in July 2019 without a second request.