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Buyer for a specialty chemicals trading company in Western Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: small companies
  • Preferred location of the target: Europe, preferably Western countries
  • Revenue: 1- 10 million EUR
  • EBITDA target: positive
  • #CFIE CHB092

Overview of this buyer for a specialty chemicals distributor in Europe

The management of a growing chemical company is currently looking for an EU based chemical trading company to both add revenue to its group and to support its EU business post-Brexit. The buyer is also a chemical trading company and is looking for a small fitting target with at least 1 million EUR. The buyer has already scouted some companies in Europe and intends to perform an acquisition soon. Feel free to contact us if you want to know more about this buyer and its acquisition intentions.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for chemicals distributor

The buyer is a young and dynamically growing chemical company, specialized in the distribution of multiple types of chemicals. The company specializes in business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals globally. Its main specialization lies in gas purification products.

The buyer can bring multiple synergies to the target, for example, extended chemical and technical know-how, business administration, logistics expertise or valuable client base.

The company is based in the UK and wants to expand its regional presence. The company has currently set up a new EU entity and have transferred its current EU turnover out of its domestic entity to the EU entity. The company now wants to utilize free cash flow on the purchase of a company.


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Activities and products of a suitable target

The company is still in the early stages of the search, however, it has already analysed some targets. The target should be a manufacturing and/or distribution company, with a good track record, and in a growing phase.

Preferred countries are

  • Belgium,
  • Netherlands, and
  • Germany,

but targets from other EU or non-EU countries will also be considered.

It would be great if the target was active in supplying industries such as marine, oil & gas, industrial gas, military, refineries or similar. In that case, a lot of synergies would apply after the transaction.

The target should be financially healthy and generate at least 300k EUR in EBITDA annually to be interesting to the buyer.

Highlights of this specialty chemicals distributor in Europe wanted

  • The buyer is a growing UK-based chemical distributor that wants to expand into EU
  • The buyer is strong in supplying marine and military industry, the target would be able to benefit from its client base
  • The target should preferably be a small manufacturer or distributor with at least 1 million EUR in revenue

Information about this buyer for a specialty chemicals distributor 

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of the specialty chemicals distribution company or if you know possible interested or suited parties. Please contact us also if you want to know more about other chemical companies’ buyers. We know the chemical industry in Europe. 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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