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Buyer for chemical additives manufacturer in Western Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: small or medium-sized businesses
  • Revenue: 2-20 million EUR
  • The preferred location of the target: any country of Europe, ideally Western Europe (DACH region)
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is trying to boost its external growth plan via acquisitions
  • #CFIE CHB052

Overview of this buyer for a chemical additives production company

The buyer, a chemicals distributor group based in the DACH region Europe, is pursuing inorganic growth in Europe through acquisitions. The buyer is willing to take over an additives company, either a distributor or manufacturer, with owners willing to accept reasonable valuations.

Profile (strategy) of this chemical additives manufacturer buyers

The buyer is a chemical trading and distribution company with more than 20 years of history. The company has a successful history and is not only a distributor, as it operates also on its own product developments to improve existing products. The company is not very large, but it has the acquisition appetite and resources to grow externally quite quickly.

The buyer is focused mainly on customers from the lubricant and cosmetics industry. The product range of the buyer includes:

  • esters
  • polymer esters
  • polyalkylene glycols
  • phosphoric acid esters
  • additives
  • glutamates
  • fatty amines
  • fatty alcohols etc.

The company is representing two well-known global brands and manufacturers of chemicals. The company is REACH registered.

The company is not a large buyer, however, it has the funds necessary for the acquisition. The company would cover 1-5 million EUR out of their own capital, this amount can be supplemented by a bank loan.

The buyer would bring multiple synergies to the target, for example broadening the targets product portfolio.

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Activities and products of a suitable target

This buyer started scanning the market in order to find a suitable acquisition target – a chemical additives manufacturer. Alternatively, the company is also looking for cosmetic ingredients producers or cleaners producers. The target can be either a manufacturer or a distribution company, also research companies are an option for this buyer. 

One of the conditions of the buyer is that the target must have a REACH registration done or implemented (lead or joint registration).

Geographically it would be good if the target was based in one of the following countries target: 

  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

The preferred number of employees is 10 or more. The target has to have ideally more than 5 million EUR in revenue and have a stable EBITDA margin. The target EBITDA margin is 10% or more, but also companies with lower margins are or interest.

Highlights of this buyer for a chemical additives manufacturing company

  • The buyer is a successful chemical distribution company, with a good position in its domestic market
  • The buyer wants to acquire and integrate a functioning additives distributor with up to 20 million EUR in revenue
  • The management of the buyer is able to bring many synergies to the target

Information about this buyer of chemical manufacturing companies

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