Vinson & Elkins Reps Dart In $1B Solo Cup Acquisition

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 9:23 PM EDT) -- Mason, Mich.-based Dart Container Corp. announced Wednesday that it will acquire Lake Forest. Ill.-based, private-equity backed Solo Cup Co. for $1 billion and expects to continue production of the iconic red Solo cup.

"Our acquisition of Solo will allow us to provide even greater value to our customers in the future," Dart Container CEO Robert C. Dart said. "It will enable customers to purchase a wider range of products, made from a greater variety of materials with varying functional and environmental attributes — all from a...
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