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Buyer for a specialty chemicals trading company in Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: medium or large-sized business
  • Revenue: EUR 3-30 million EUR
  • Preferred location of the target: EU country preferably
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer already has a subsidiary in Europe, however, they are looking for an acquisition to expand its specialty chemicals capabilities there
  • #CFIE CHB026

Overview of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company in Europe 

The management of an Indian-based chemical group is looking at Europe in order to take over a company specialized in chemicals trading, in order to expand its product portfolio. The company is looking either for a merger or an acquisition to grow externally in Europe. The management of the buyer is open to any European acquisition opportunity in the specialty chemical sector. Please contact us so we can get you in touch with the manager of this buyer.

Profile (strategy) of this specialty chemicals company wanted

The buyer is a global company based in India, currently one of the leaders in the sectors of chemical manufacturing and pharmaceutical’s manufacturing in the Indian market. The company specialized in the production of chemicals such as

  • Nitro Benzene
  • Acetanilide
  • Acetic Anhydride
  • Monochloride Acetic Acid etc.

The company is a well-established supplier of specialty chemicals into industry sectors such as petrochemicals and pharma. The company is a group of over 5 companies, each of them specialized in different chemical production. The company has over 10 production facilities located throughout the region.

The buyer is financially strong and capable of larger acquisition, with revenue currently at approximately 80 million EUR per year and profitability exceeding 10% of revenue. The acquisition would be backed up by the group, which has the funds ready for investments.

The M&A project can start as soon as company details are received and the target would fit the buyer’s portfolio.

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Activities and products of a suitable target 

The buyer has a manufacturing unit based in India, but the buyer wants to have more clients and customers in Europe. Therefore, the management decided to enter the European market so they are looking for a market-ready target in specialty chemicals sector.

The buyer is looking mainly at chemical trading companies and distributors, however in case a good deal will occur and a distressed manufacturer will be for sale, the management will consider also this opportunity. For this type of company, the investment can be up to 7 million EUR + bank funding will be possible.

Regarding the product portfolio, the target should be dealing with solvents, ethoxylates and similar specialty chemicals. The target should have at least 10 employees and have ideally revenue exceeding 5 million EUR. It would be good if the target maintained stable profitability with an EBITDA margin at 7% to 10%.

The buyer focuses only on established companies with a history of 10+ years, with a successful track record and good references.

Highlights of this buyer for a specialty chemicals company in Europe 

  • The buyer is one of the leading companies in the field of specialty chemicals manufacturing in the region
  • The buyer is planning to invest in a smaller specialty chemicals trading company in order to have more customers in Europe
  • The target should have revenue between 3 and 30 million EUR and profitability at around 7-10%

Information on this buyer of specialty chemical companies

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of specialty chemical companies in Europe or if you know possible interested or suited parties. We know the chemical business and possible chemical acquisition targets. 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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