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Buyer for specialty chemicals manufacturing company in Europe

Company wanted

  • Size: large-sized business
  • Revenue: >50 million EUR
  • Target valuation: 50 million – 300 million EUR
  • The preferred location of the target: any country of Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: A private equity fund is trying to strengthen its position in the specialty chemicals industry
  • #CFIE CHB017

Overview of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company in Europe 

A large European private equity fund is planning to purchase a specialty chemicals company in Europe, with at least 10 million EUR EBITDA. The buyer has more than 20 years of history, and during its operation, it has completed more than 100 acquisitions. The company involves its own strategic management team in its targets, help them grow in their market share and profitability in the long run. The buyer is open for discussions with any target suiting its preferences even partially and will be happy to consider any offer in one of its preferred business areas.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company 

The buyer is a large private equity fund based out in the United States, currently targeting the chemical industry acquisition opportunities. The buyer concentrates its focus on specialty industrials investments at the moment.

The buyer owns various successful portfolio companies, all of them with specialization specialty chemicals and materials industry. The buyer invests only in companies with deep technical and operating experience, strong R&D and good perspective for market growth.

The buyer PE fund currently owns 10 + production companies and is looking for a further enhancement of its presence in the sector. 

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Activities and products of a suitable target

The buyer is looking for acquisitions, where they can acquire a controlling stake, 51%+ share in the company. Financially, the target should generate at least 10 million EUR of EBITDA per year, to be of interest for the buyer. 

The target should have a potential for accelerated growth after the acquisition and with the capital invested by the partners. The buyer would involve professional management teams to help grow the company gain leading market positions, and generate high added value for the shareholders.

The target should be involved in industries such as:

  • Polyurethane chemicals
  • Fine chemicals 
  • Packaging 
  • Plastic processing
  • Adhesives
  • Sealants 
  • Coatings
  • Additives
  • Polymer additives
  • Rubber additives

The company has enough capital for large acquisitions of up to 300 million EUR; in case of higher valuations and special cases, the acquisition would involve co-investment with bank debt or partner equity funds. The M&A project can start right after the buyer finds a target suiting its preferences.

Highlights of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company in Europe

  • The buyer is a large PE fund, with aims to be one of the strongest groups in the specialty chemicals sector in the world
  • The owners are looking for acquisition targets with at least 10 million EBITDA and a strategic potential for growth
  • The buyer already made successful acquisitions in the past and helps all its targets with synergies generated from the market strength of the group

Information of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company in Europe 

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer for specialty chemicals compan buyer or if you know possible targets. For more buyers of chemical companies please visit the section chemical companies wanted. For chemical companies for sale visit the section chemical companies for sale.

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