The Valence Group Advises Arkema on Acquisition of ArrMaz from Golden Gate

The Valence Group advises Arkema on acquisition of ArrMaz from Golden Gate

The Valence Group has advised Arkema S.A. on its acquisition of ArrMaz Products LP from Golden Gate Capital for $570m. ArrMaz, headquartered in Mulberry, FL, is a global leader in specialty surfactants for crop nutrition, mining and infrastructure. The company generates approx. $290m in revenue with an 18% EBITDA margin.

About Arkema

A global specialty chemical company, Arkema has 136 production sites and 15 research centers across some 50 countries and employs around 20,000 people.  The Arkema group generates annual revenues of €8.8 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

About Golden Gate Capital

Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $15 billion of capital under management.  The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types, including going-privates, corporate divestitures, and recapitalizations, as well as debt and public equity investments.  Notable investments sponsored by Golden Gate Capital include Active Minerals, U.S. Silica, EP Minerals, ANGUS, Cole-Parmer and Vantage Elevator Solutions.

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 strategy 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.