A&O Shearman advises Atrion Corporation in USD815 million merger with Nordson Corp

A&O Shearman advised Atrion Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of products primarily for medical applications, in its pending merger with Nordson Corporation. To execute the merger, Nordson will acquire Atrion for $460 per share, payable in cash, representing a total equity value of approximately $815 million.

The transaction was announced on May 28, 2024 in a press release, and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2024 subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

The A&O Shearman team advising Atrion Corp is led by Mergers & Acquisitions partners Derrick Lott and Clare O’Brien, Compensation, Governance & ERISA partner Doreen Lilienfeld, Mergers & Acquisitions associate Jake Shaughnessy and Compensation, Employment & Governance associate Janice Perri.

The team also included Antitrust partners Jessica Delbaum and Jonathan Cheng, Environmental partner Jason Pratt, IP Transactional partner JB Betker, Litigation partners Alan Goudiss and Jeff Hoschander, Tax partner Larry Crouch, M&A associates Drew Elphick, Sebastian de la Puente and Noah Hummel-Hall, Antitrust associates Noni Nelson and Nathalie Warke, Compensation, Governance & ERISA associates Sydney Phipps and Wesley Davis, IP Transaction associates Eric Dunbar and Zach Frankel and Tax associate Austin Jones.

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