Golden Gate Capital acquires ArrMaz

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 were not disclosed.

This represents the 11th M&A transaction in 2012 on which The Valence Group has advised, representing an aggregate value of $7.4 billion.

ArrMaz is the leading producer of functional additives and process aids to the fertilizer and asphalt industries, and is a significant provider of chemical products to the related minerals mining industries.  ArrMaz is headquartered in Mulberry, Florida and distributes its products in over 70 countries, with production facilities in key locations worldwide.