The Valence Group advises Accella on its Sale of Assets to PolyOne

December 2nd, 2014

The Valence Group has advised Accella Performance Materials, Inc. on the sale of certain specialty chemical assets to PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL). The divested assets are a strong fit with PolyOne’s Global Color, Additives and Inks segment.  Accella was acquired in 2012 by Arsenal Capital Partners.

About Accella Performance Materials

Accella is a leading manufacturer and value-added service provider of custom formulated polyurethane systems and recycled rubber products.    Accella is headquartered in St. Louis, MO and manufactures in nine production facilities across the United States, one in the UK, one in Germany and one in China.

About Arsenal Capital Partners

Formed in 2000, Arsenal Capital Partners is a leading New York-headquartered private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies.

About The Valence Group

The Valence Group is a specialist investment bank offering M&A advisory services exclusively to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors. The Valence Group team includes a unique combination of professionals with backgrounds in investment banking and strategic consulting within the chemicals and materials industries, all focused exclusively on providing M&A advisory services to the chemicals and materials sector. The firm’s offices are located in New York and London.