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November 19, 2018 Valence Advises Golden Gate on Acquisition of Active Minerals The Valence Group acted as financial advisor to Golden Gate Capital on its announced acquisition of Active Minerals […]

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November 15, 2018 The Valence Group Advises INEOS Enterprises on Its Acquisition of Ashland’s Composites Business and BDO Facility in Germany The Valence Group acted as financial advisor to INEOS […]

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June 19, 2018 The Valence Group advises Itaúsa on sale of Brazilian Chemical Co Elekeiroz to H.I.G. Capital The Valence Group acted as advisor to Itaúsa on its sale of […]

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May 17, 2018  The Valence Group advises ChemicaInvest on sale of Fibrant’s Caprolactam business to Highsun The Valence Group has advised ChemicaInvest, a joint venture between CVC Capital Partners and […]

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March 23, 2018 The Valence Group advises the Board of Directors of US Silica on its acquisition of EP Minerals The Valence Group provided a fairness opinion to the Board […]

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December 11th, 2017 The Valence Group advises SK Capital on its acquisition of ICL’s Fire Safety and Oil Additives Businesses The Valence Group acted as lead financial advisor to SK Capital […]

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August 18, 2017 The Valence Group has provided a fairness opinion to SK Capital Partners, LP in connection with its recapitalization of Archroma, including investments made by various affiliates of […]

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April 6th, 2017 The Valence Group has provided a fairness opinion to the Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) in connection with its recently announced combination with […]

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  April 4, 2017 – The Valence Group has advised New Mountain Capital Partners on its acquisition of Gelest.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. About Gelest Headquartered […]

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February 3rd, 2017 SK Capital is recapitalizing Niacet in partnership with Kelly Brannen, who will continue to serve as CEO and retain a significant stake in the Company. The transaction […]

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January 10th, 2017 The Valence Group has advised The Dow Chemical Company on the sale of SAFECHEM Europe GmbH to CBPE Capital LLP, a London-based private equity investor.  SAFECHEM, headquartered […]

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December 16th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Canexus Corporation (TSX: CUS) on its sale to Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (TSE: CHE.UN) for cash consideration of C$1.65 per common share, […]

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December 12th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Evonik on its acquisition of the silica business of J.M. Huber for $630 million. Huber Silica is a world class, global precipitated […]

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August 10th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Safripol Holdings Proprietary Limited (“Safripol”) on its sale to KAP Industrial Holdings Limited (“KAP”) for an enterprise value of ZAR4.1bn (c. US$310m).  […]

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May 10th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised INEOS Group AG on its sale of INEOS Styrenics, a producer of high quality expandable polystyrene for the building, construction and packaging […]

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May 9th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Evonik Industries AG on its recently announced acquisition of the Performance Materials business of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. for an enterprise […]

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April 11th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Eurazeo on its acquisition of Novacap, a global participant in the pharmaceutical and chemicals industry, for an enterprise value of €654m ($746m1), […]

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April 1st, 2016 The Valence Group, the world’s largest chemicals and materials investment banking boutique, has hired Matthew Page as Director. Matthew, who will be based in the firm’s New […]

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January 8th, 2016 The Valence Group has advised Berwind Corporation on its sale of Specialty Coating Systems to KISCO Holding, Inc., a Delaware subsidiary of KISCO, Ltd., an Osaka, Japan-based, […]

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October 6th, 2015 The Valence Group is acting as financial adviser to the Board of Directors of Canexus Corporation (TSX: CUS) on its business combination with Superior Plus Corporation (TSX: […]

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June 19th, 2015 The Valence Group has advised Arsenal Capital Partners on its sale of Royal Adhesives and Sealants to American Securities. Royal produces proprietary, high-performance adhesives and sealants. Financial […]

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April 30th, 2015 The Valence Group has advised Nubiola Group, a global producer of specialty colour pigments, on the sale of the company to Ferro Corporation.  Ferro will acquire 100% […]

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March 16th, 2015 The Valence Group is pleased to announce that it has advised Royal DSM on the creation of the partnership between it and CVC for Polymer Intermediates (caprolactam […]

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January 5th, 2015 The Valence Group has advised The Dow Chemical Company on the sale of its global Sodium Borohydride business to Vertellus Specialty Materials LLC, a portfolio company of […]

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January 5th, 2015 The Valence Group has advised CBPE Capital (“CBPE”) on its sale of Warwick Chemicals to Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, which closed on December 31, 2014. […]

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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 […]

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November 5th, 2014 The Valence Group has advised on the sale of HSC Corporation, the leading Chinese producer of electrolyte additives for lithium-ion batteries, to ChangYuan Group. The transaction values […]

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April 22nd, 2014 The Valence Group has acted as M&A advisor for a company backed by the Permira funds on its acquisition of CABB Group from private equity firm Bridgepoint. […]

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April 1st, 2014 The Valence Group Honors this year’s winner of the ICIS Kavaler Award, Mr. Charles E. Bunch, Chairman and CEO of PPG Industries

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July 13, 2013 The Valence Group has acted as M&A advisor to Arsenal Capital on its purchase of ADCO Global from Aurora Group and its merger with portfolio company Royal […]

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February 27, 2013 The Valence Group has acted as M&A advisor to Tessenderlo Group on the intended sale of its Compounds activities to Mitsubishi Chemicals Corporation. Terms of the transaction […]

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January 22nd, 2013 The Valence Group, the world’s largest chemicals and materials investment banking boutique, has hired Ian George as Managing Director.  Ian, who will be based in the firm’s […]

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January 14th, 2013 The Valence Group, the world’s largest chemicals and materials investment banking boutique, has hired Alex Khutorsky as Managing Director.  Alex, who will be based in the firm’s […]

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January 8th, 2013 The Valence Group has acted as M&A adviser to Golden Gate Capital on its acquisition of ArrMaz Custom Chemicals (“ArrMaz”) from private equity firm Snow Phipps. Terms […]

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December 17th, 2012 The Valence Group, a specialist M&A investment bank offering advisory services to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, has advised Niacet Corporation on […]

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September 24th, 2012 The Valence Group has advised IGM on the sale of the company to NY-based private equity firm, Arsenal Capital, that specializes in making investments in middle market […]

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April 26th, 2012 The Valence Group hasadvised Arsenal Capital on the sale to BASF of Novolyte, a leading global producer of electrolyte materials for lithium batteries and high-performance solvents. The […]

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The Valence Group is advising Arkema on its announced project for the sale of its tin stabilizer business to PMC Group, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, a manufacturer of performance […]

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The Valence Group has launched The Valence Global Chemicals Indices, a unique benchmark and share performance tool for the diversified global chemicals industries. The Valence Global Chemicals Indices break down […]

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The Valence Group acts as independent advisor to the Board of Directors of Solutia in relation to the acquisition of Solutia by Eastman Chemical Company The Valence Group, a specialist […]

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The Valence Group, a specialist M&A investment bank offering advisory services to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, has advised Kennametal (NYSE: KMT) on its proposed […]

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The Valence Group, a specialist M&A investment bank offering advisory services to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, advised TA Associates, a Boston-based private equity firm, […]

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The Valence Group acts as M&A advisor to PolyOne (NYSE:POL) on Agreement to Acquire ColorMatrix Group, Inc. PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services […]

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Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext: TESB) announced today the sale of its subsidiary Chelsea Building Products Inc. (US) to Graham Partners, a US-based, privately-held investment company. The Valence Group provided M&A […]

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CABB, a global fine and specialty chemicals company, and a portfolio company of Bridgepoint Capital Group, has acquired KemFine Group from 3i Private Equity. Terms were not disclosed. KemFine Group […]

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The Valence Group has successfully advised Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext: TESB) on its sale of the PVC and Chlor-Alkali activities to INEOS subsidiary Kerling. Kerling, through its INEOS ChlorVinyls business, […]

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The Valence Group announces that it has advised PolyOne Corp (NYSE:POL) on the successful sale of its 50% interest in SunBelt Chlor Alkali Partnership to Olin Corporation. SunBelt, a chlor […]

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Anton Ticktin will be joining The Valence Group effective April 1, 2011. Anton is moving to Valence from Nexant, a leading chemicals consulting firm, where he focussed for many years […]

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The Valence Group announces that it has successfully advised Tessenderlo Group (NYSE Euronext: TESB) on its sale of Tessenderlo Fine Chemicals (TFC, Ltd) to Tennants Consolidated Ltd., a leading UK […]

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The Valence Group announces that it has successfully advised Cytec Industries, Inc. (NYSE: CYT) on the sale of its Building Block Chemicals Business , with 2010 sales of $600 million, […]

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