Univar Solutions stockholders approve acquisition by Apollo Funds

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Univar Solutions

Univar Solutions, a leading global solutions provider to users of specialty ingredients and chemicals, announced today that its stockholders have voted at a special meeting of Univar Solutions stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) to approve the Company’s pending acquisition by funds managed by aliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO). Under the terms of the merger agreement, Univar Solutions stockholders will receive $36.15 per share in cash for every share of Univar Solutions common stock they own immediately prior to the eective time of the merger.

At the Special Meeting, approximately 93.6% of the shares voted were voted in favor of the merger, which represented approximately 81.3% of the total outstanding shares of Univar Solutions common stock as of May 1, 2023, the record date for the Special Meeting.

“We are pleased that our stockholders overwhelmingly supported our transaction with Apollo,” said Chris Pappas, chairman of the Univar Solutions Board of Directors. “We now shift our focus to the important next steps toward completing the transaction and maximizing value for Univar Solutions stockholders.”

Assuming timely satisfaction of necessary closing conditions, the transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2023.

The nal voting results on the proposals voted on at the special meeting will be set forth in a Form 8-K led by Univar Solutions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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