Keyword: Bain Capital


Saudi’s Dussur Buys into Italmatch Chemicals

13.12.2022 -

Dussur, the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company, has agreed to buy a stake in Italian specialty additives manufacturer Italmatch Chemicals from private equity...


Lonza Specialty Ingredients to be sold to Bain Capital and Cinven

09.02.2021 -

Lonza has signed a definitive agreement to divest its Specialty Ingredients business to Bain Capital and Cinven for an enterprise value of CHF 4.2 billion.

Chemistry & Life Sciences

It Takes Two to Tango

03.04.2017 - In the drive to reach growth objectives, or to maintain and enhance “critical mass”, mergers & acquisitions (M&A) has been a theme for the chemical distribution industry for years...


Bain Capital Exits IMCD

23.03.2016 - US private equity firm Bain Capital has sold its remaining 7.9% stake in Netherlands-based specialty chemicals distributor IMCD. Bain placed 4.2 million shares, priced at €31.25...


IMCD Buys Brazil’s SelectChemie, Opens Lab

04.12.2015 - Dutch distribution company IMCD has agreed to buy Brazilian pharmaceutical distributor Selectchemie. The portfolio of the Sao Paulo-based company with 43 employees and revenues of...


Kraton, Advent, Vie for Arizona Chemical

28.09.2015 - Kraton Performance Polymers has offered to acquire pine chemicals producer Arizona Chemical Company in a deal that could exceed $1.2 billion including debt, according to news...


Drug Industry CEOs Plotting More Carve-outs

07.05.2013 - A new generation of drug industry chief executives is stepping up plans to restructure their businesses by divesting slower-growing and maturing operations, opening up new...


DuPont Shortlists Bidders for Car Paint Unit

16.05.2012 - Chemicals maker DuPont has shortlisted four potential buyers for its car paint business after evaluating revised offers received on April 30, according to people familiar with the...