The Valence Group has advised CPS Performance Materials (“CPS”) on its acquisition of GEO Specialty Chemicals (“GEO”). CPS is a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”). The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
GEO is a diverse supplier of specialty chemicals and materials to the coatings, adhesives, medical, water treatment and construction markets. The company operates in three divisions – Paints & Coatings, Water Treatment and Specialty & Construction – with leading positions in its primary chemistries from 19 production sites in the U.S. and Europe.