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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 Houghton International Inc. […]

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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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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 follows nearly four […]

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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 in Düsseldorf, Germany, […]

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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, equivalent to an […]

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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 silica business, focused […]

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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).  This successful intra-Africa […]

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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 industries, to Synthos […]

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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 value of $3.8bn. […]

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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), plus up to […]

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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 York office, brings […]

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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, privately held, diversified […]

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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: SPB), pursuant to […]

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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 terms of the […]

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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% of the equity […]

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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 and acrylonitrile) and […]

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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 Wind Point Partners. […]

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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. Headquartered in Mostyn, […]

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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 […]

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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 HSC Corporation at […]

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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. The transaction is […]

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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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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 Adhesives and Sealants. […]

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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 were not disclosed. […]

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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 London office, brings […]

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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 New York office, […]

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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 of the transaction […]

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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 Niacet Corporation on its announced acquisition […]

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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 specialty industrial, healthcare […]

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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 sale includes Novolyte’s […]

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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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The Valence Group today announced that it has successfully advised the Vertex Chemical Corporation on its definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of Vertex Chemical Corporation and its […]

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The Valence Group, the fast growing specialist chemicals advisory boutique, today announces that Rodney Snyder will join the firms London office as Vice President. He will be responsible for advising […]

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The Valence Group, a specialist M&A boutique offering advisory services to companies and investors exclusively in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, today announced that Paul Lakind has been appointed […]

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Cognis (Monheim, Germany) says it has signed an agreement to sell its UV acrylates business to IGM Resins (Waalwijk, The Netherlands), a supplier of UV curing resins products. Financial terms […]

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The Valence Group announces that it has successfully advised Royal DSM N.V., on the sale of Citrique Belge to Adcuram. The intended sale is expected to close in Q4 2010, […]

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The Valence Group, the fast growing specialist chemicals M&A advisory boutique, today successfully completed its advisory role representing Cognis in the sale of its UV acrylates business to IGM Resins […]

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