Kirkland Advises Plastics Maker Styron On IPO

Law360, New York (June 28, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT) -- Plastics giant Styron LLC, which was sold by Dow Chemical Co. to Bain Capital LLC in March for $1.63 billion, announced Tuesday it was planning an initial public offering.

The company, which makes specialty and customized emulsion polymers and plastics, told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission it had filed for the IPO under the name Trinseo SA and planned to take that name later in 2011.

"We believe that we have the leading market position in many of the markets in which we compete, and...
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