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Buyer for a specialty photochromic dye company

Company to buy

  • Size: Medium
  • Revenue: EUR <20 million EUR
  • Preferred location of the target: EU country 
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is looking for an acquisition to expand its specialty chemicals capabilities and production portfolio
  • #CFIE CHB014

Overview of this buyer for a specialty photochromic dyes company

The management of a UK-based chemical group is looking at smaller European companies, focused on specialty chemicals, with the goal of acquisition to expand and grow externally. The management of the buyer is open to any European acquisition opportunity in the specialty chemicals sector. Please contact us so we can get you in touch with the manager of this buyer.

Profile (strategy) of this specialty chemical company buyer

The buyer is a global supplier of specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The company specializes in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical ingredients, and active ingredients for home and personal care.

The production of the company is used in various final products such as hair dyes, imaging chemicals, and photochromic chemicals. The company is one of the leading companies in the field of the development and production of high-performance dyes worldwide. Its dyes are used as a semi-product for a broad range of permanent and semi-permanent shades of hair dyes.

Apart from dye production, the company is also strong in the photographic chemicals industry, with its chemicals being used in medical and industrial X-ray imaging.

The company is represented by its subsidiaries on 4 continents of the world. The buyer's revenue is growing, currently at approximately 20 million euros per year. The acquisition would be backed up by a parent company.

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Activities and products of a suitable target 

Currently, the buyer is interested in expanding its specialty chemicals business in Europe. An ideal target should have operations in one of the following

  • Photochromic dye production
  • Imaging chemical production
  • Hair dye production

The buyer is looking mainly at European Union countries and for companies with a sustainable level of positive EBITDA. The target should have revenue between 4-20 million euros to be interesting to the buyer. The company should not be in significant debt and should be innovative.

A team of skillful researchers or active R&D department would be an advantage. The buyer focuses only on established companies with a history of 5+ years, with a successful track record and good references.

Highlights of this buyer for a specialty photochromic dyes company

  • The buyer is one of the leading companies in the world among niche specialty chemicals producers
  • The buyer is planning to invest in a smaller specialty chemicals company if the managers  decide there will be synergies after the transaction
  • The target should have revenue between 4 and 20 million EUR

Information on this buyer of specialty chemicals

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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