Keyword: Private Equity

Markets & Companies

The Evolution of Chemical Industry M&A

19.10.2022 -

Every year, the chemical industry sees hundreds of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Traditional M&A drivers, such as consolidation and portfolio extension, are still...


Private Equity Buyers Seen as Circling Sandoz

02.02.2022 -

US private equity firms Blackstone and Carlyle may make a joint offer for the Novartis generics unit Sandoz, Bloomberg reports. With six other possible bidders seen as...


Lanxess and DSM to Merge Plastics under Private Equity?

01.02.2022 -

Lanxess and private equity investor Advent International are reportedly discussing a transaction that could see the German company’s engineering plastics portfolios merge...


Private Equity Eyes Bayer’s Animal Health

05.06.2019 - Private equity investors both in Europe and the US are seen to be vying with each other to buy the animal health business that Bayer has put up for sale and is expected to fetch...


Linde Drops Merger Acceptance Rate to 60%

25.10.2017 - In an ad-hoc announcement published on its website on Oct. 23, German industrial gases and engineering group Linde said it had lowered the threshold for the minimum percentage of...

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...


SK Capital Ready to Sell Archroma

08.02.2017 - US private equity firm SK Capital Partners is getting ready to sell Swiss specialty chemicals company Archroma, according to media reports citing people familiar with the situation...

Markets & Companies

Supplier-Customer Relationship

05.04.2016 - Chemical companies both large and small are more comfortable today than ever before with outsourced contract manufacturing, or tolling, as it’s commonly called. For many tolling is...