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Buyer for specialty chemical raw materials distributor

Company to buy

  • Size: medium-sized business
  • Revenue: 3 - 20 million EUR
  • Location of the target manufacturer: Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: The owner of the buyer company wants to grow its distribution portfolio by being able to distribute also high-quality chemical or pharma raw materials
  • #CFIE CHB061

Overview of this buyer for specialty chemical material company in Europe

A well-established chemical company based in Western Europe, backed by private equity, has decided to expand its market presence and buy a raw chemical material distribution company in Europe. The buyer is acquisitive and is ready to finance medium companies acquisitions out of own funds, larger deals will be done in cooperation with bank financing.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for a chemical raw chemicals business in Europe

The buyer is a well-established specialty chemicals distributor, specialized in supplying specific raw materials to the pharmaceutical, food and the chemical industry. The company is based in Western Europe, and the company has a very good reputation in the local chemical business. The company delivers API raw materials to hospitals (e.g. for cancer medicines) and chemical companies like BASF.

The buyer group is financially strong, generating almost 25 million EUR in turnover. The funding would be provided out of the buyer’s own cash flow and with the help of private equity. The buyer is ready to fund acquisitions of targets with valuations of up to 10 million EUR.

The buyer is supplying mainly products used in industries such as

  • pharma
  • cosmetics
  • plastic
  • construction
  • food & feed
  • detergents 
  • etc.

The buyer does not manufacture chemicals of its own, they are distributors mainly. All the account managers of the buyer are highly educated and mostly work the R&D managers of large chemical or pharma companies.

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Activities and products of the ideal target company 

The buyer wants to continue its growth strategy in specialty chemicals via acquisitions. Therefore, the buyer is looking for a high-value specialty chemicals raw materials distributor.

The distributor has to be oriented at high-quality chemical or pharma raw materials distribution – end product distributors and marketing companies will not be considered as a potential target.

Geographically, the buyer company managers will evaluate targets from any country, of special interest, would be targets in Western Europe.

The company owner is ready to evaluate any opportunities, distributors with a wide customer network would be an ideal target. The target should have a stable distribution network, account managers team and should be independently run. The buyer is interested to buy 100% od majority share of the target company. 

Highlights of this buyer of chemical raw materials company in Europe

  • The buyer is a well-established company willing to invest in the acquisition of high-quality raw materials company
  • The buyer is ready to fund the acquisition with the help of its holding company or private equity
  • The buyer is ready to start the acquisition process right after a suitable target occurs.

Information about this specialty chemical materials distributor wanted in Europe

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