Vertex sells assets to Hawkins

The Valence Group has successfully advised the Vertex Chemical Corporation on its definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of Vertex Chemical Corporation and its affiliates to Hawkins, Inc.

Michael H. Moisio, Chairman of Vertex commented, “My wife, Lee, and I have operated this family business for the last 32 years and we are very pleased with the opportunity for the Vertex business to increase its growth within the Hawkins organization. We have known and respected Hawkins and its management team for many years. Hawkins has a similar culture to that of Vertex, placing high value on quality and complete customer satisfaction. Both companies are committed to a seamless transition for our customers, suppliers and employees.” Mr. Moisio added, “The advice and guidance we received from The Valence Group, which had been recommended for their unmatched expertise in the field of chemical mergers and acquisitions, greatly facilitated this process for us. We relied on the informed direction and support which The Valence Group provided in this successful transaction.”