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Buyer for a specialty chemicals distribution company in 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 Italy and Portugal
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is following its new strategic plan, which counts with inorganic growth through M&A add-ons
  • #CFIE CHB018

Overview of this buyer for a specialty chemicals distribution company in Europe

The buyer, a chemicals specialty distributor group based in Western Europe, is pursuing inorganic growth through M&A add-ons. In this way, the company already acquired a company in recent years. The buyer has already raised acquisition funds from banks, which means that the financing is available for the buyer facility for the next years. The buyer management is able to offer the target companies an opportunity to grow under the well-established parent company, with additional capital investment possibilities as needed to strategically position the business for future growth.

Profile (strategy) of this specialty ingredients distributor buyer

The buyer is a chemical specialties distributor based in Spain, specialized in supplies for the manufacturing industries such as paints, plastics, and ceramics. The company is one of the leading distribution companies in its sector, but it plans to even more strengthen its market position. The company decided to deploy inorganic M&A growth drivers.

The main sectors in which the buyer operates are:

  • Pigment preparations
  • Textile printing
  • OEM Coatings
  • Printing Inks 
  • Plastics
  • Construction
  • Cosmetics and Pharmacy
  • Ceramics

The buyer company is financially strong and has been regarded in its field for more than 20 years. The company operates internationally and has completed multiple acquisitions in the recent past.

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Activities and products of a suitable target

The target should be a specialty chemicals distributor in Europe, with specialization at least partly complementary to the buyer’s business orientation.  The company should be involved in trade or distribution of

  • Additives
  • Pigments
  • Resins
  • Monomers
  • Polymers

The target should be a well-established company in its sector (no startups) possessing a track record of consistent growth and profitability. Experienced, motivated management teams looking to stay on and grow the business will be of great value to the buyer.

The buyer does not have a strong geographic preference, but Southern and Western-European countries will be preferred, ideal target countries are Italy, Spain, and Portugal. It would be also preferred if the company was certified by ISO 9001:2015 (as the buyer is).

The target company will be able to benefit from the synergies and additional capital from the buyer as needed to strategically position the business for future growth. 

Highlights of this specialty ingredients company’s buyer

  • The buyer is a successful chemical company, well positioned in the market and financially strong
  • The buyer’s history includes successful acquisitions in the chemical sector
  • The target should have revenue between 2M and 20M EUR revenue

Information about this buyer of specialty ingredients distributors

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of specialty ingredients distribution companies or if you know possible interested or suited parties. For more chemical company buyers, visit the section chemical company buyers on our page. For more chemical companies for sale, visit the section chemical companies for sale. 


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