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Q1 M&A Activity

Chemical Deal Results

Seller Buyer Business Date
public investment fund of Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco SABIC (petrochemicals) – $45,000s/$69,000v – sale of a 70% interest 1st Quarter 2019
Newell One Rock Capital Process Solutions (plastic, nylon monofilament and zinc products) – $640s 1st Quarter 2019
ProPolymer Coatings Tnemec tank linings, exterior coatings and containment products 1st Quarter 2019
Tronox (Cristal) Ineos North American TIO2 – $700v 1st Quarter 2019
Benefect ICP Group (Audax) botanical-based disinfectant and cleaning supplies 1st Quarter 2019
Dunes Point Capital JM Huber Miller Chemical & Fertilizer (crop protection, fertilizer and other horticultural products) 1st Quarter 2019
BASF Nufarm Trunemco (seed treatment) 1st Quarter 2019
Chemroy Azelis distribution of specialty chemicals and food ingredients 1st Quarter 2019
New England Resins & Pigments Brenntag distribution 1st Quarter 2019
BCC Products Polytek Development (Arsenal Capital) tooling, mold making and casting polymers 1st Quarter 2019
Seller Buyer Business Date
Evonik Advent International methacrylates – €1,800s/€3,000v 1st Quarter 2019
Axiom Kordsa composite materials for aerospace and industrial applications – $181v 1st Quarter 2019
Tech Air (CI Capital) Airgas distribution of welding gas and welding supplies – $190s 1st Quarter 2019
Actagro (Norwest Equity) Nutrien plant nutrients – $340v 1st Quarter 2019
Allete Kurita US Water Services (water treatment chemicals, equipment and engineering capabilities, service and process technology offerings) – $270v 1st Quarter 2019
The Additive Advantage IFF technology for printing scents, tastes and active ingredients on foods, cosmetics and nutrition products 1st Quarter 2019
Aceto New Mountain Capital distribution – $178s/$338v 1st Quarter 2019
GH Chemicals EverZinc (OpenGate Capital) zinc chemicals 1st Quarter 2019
American Dehydrated Foods and International Dehydrated Foods Symrise meat and egg-based ingredients for pet food – $220s/$900v 1st Quarter 2019
Americhem Sales investment group solvents, oils and lubricants distribution 1st Quarter 2019
Seller Buyer Business Date
Pachem Brenntag distribution – $15s 1st Quarter 2019
DowDuPont Gyrus Capital and management DuPont Sustainable Solutions (operations risk management and operations excellence) 1st Quarter 2019
Polymer Concentrates Chroma Color (Arsenal Capital) color concentrates 1st Quarter 2019
Univar (Nexeo) One Rock Capital plastics distribution – $640v 1st Quarter 2019
Presco Polymers River Associates safety marking products 1st Quarter 2019
LCY Chemical KKR polypropylene, polypropylene fibers, performance composites, thermoplastic elastomers, methanol, solvents, rubber – $1,560v 1st Quarter 2019
Chemres Charter Oak Equity commodity and engineering resins 1st Quarter 2019
Linde Celanese synthesis gas plant in TX 1st Quarter 2019
Flotek Industries ADM Florida Chemical (citrus-based flavors and fragrances) – $175v 1st Quarter 2019
Arsenal Capital Leggett & Platt Elite Comfort Solutions (bedding foam products) – $1,250v 1st Quarter 2019
Seller Buyer Business Date
Whitford Worldwide PPG fluoropolymer and ceramic coatings – $200s 1st Quarter 2019
Corteva Agriscience American Vanguard Quizalofop line of herbicides 1st Quarter 2019
Henkel Molecular Products Group Sodasorb (carbon dioxide absorbents) 1st Quarter 2019
Cabot Sinomine Rare Metals Resources Specialty Fluids (cesium formate brines and cesium chemicals) – $45s/$130v + royalties 1st Quarter 2019
Polymer Ventures BASF (Chemetall) automotive paint detackification (including Galaxy Chemical) 1st Quarter 2019
Black Diamond Structures SABIC energy storage applications with carbon nanotube technology 1st Quarter 2019
Reeder Distributors Brenntag lubricants distribution – $60s 1st Quarter 2019
Custom Polymers PET LLC Indorama PET recycling 1st Quarter 2019
Hemmelrath PPG coatings 1st Quarter 2019
Sun European Partners Sinochem ELIX Polymers (ABS resins and derivatives) – €195v 1st Quarter 2019
Seller Buyer Business Date
Perpetual Recycling Solutions DAK Americas PET recycling 1st Quarter 2019
Structured Polymers Evonik 3D printed materials 1st Quarter 2019
Votorantim Aterian Investment Partners US Zinc (zinc oxide, zinc dust and zinc metal products) 1st Quarter 2019
Fiber-Line PolyOne engineered fibers and composite materials – $120v 1st Quarter 2019