30/05/17

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | Michael Pooler Hunt for earnings growth reshapes chemicals sector Wave of deals across the diverse industry is being spurred by chance to cut costs. From cosmetics […]

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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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03/01/17

2017 chemicals M&A expected to remain well above recent history as companies aggressively target M&A opportunities Businesses continue to divest intermediate chemicals as competition from China rises Analysis shows companies […]

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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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30/09/16

No slowdown in chemicals M&A activity as structural realignment, low growth and strong profits continue to underpin the market Companies are optimizing M&A through additional cost synergies, scale benefits and […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | Nigel Davis | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–Newly named Kraton Corporation is running at or above its […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | Will Beacham | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–Current record levels of global chemical industry mergers and acquisition (M&A) […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | Joe Chang | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–US-based coatings company Valspar employed mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to help achieve […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | US CCMP exec explains keys to successful M&A | Joe Chang | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–Persistence and creativity […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | Retaining acquired talent key to driving synergies | Nigel Davis  | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–The rapid removal […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | High valuations, ‘Synergised’ multiples a challenge for M&A – AkzoNobel | Joe Chang  | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | INEOS Enterprises behaves like a private equity group: CEO | Will Beacham  | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–INEOS […]

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14/09/16

The Valence Group Global Chemicals M&A Conference Wednesday, 14 September 2016 | US Vectra weighs options for Borchers additives segment | Nigel Davis  | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–US specialty […]

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11/08/16

10, August 2016 Please click here to read the full article: www.bloomberg.com

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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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06/05/16

Evonik Buys $3.8 Billion Chemical Unit From Air Products Friday, 6 May 2016 | Andrew Marc Noel, Sheenagh Matthews & Aaron Kirchfeld Please click here to read the full article: www.bloomberg.com 

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25/04/16

Monday, 25 April 2016  The 2016 ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists’ Club, and in association with The Valence Group, will be awarded to Jim Ratcliffe, chairman of INEOS, in […]

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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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23/12/15

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 | Jonathan Lopez LONDON (ICIS)–Europe’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in 2015 were marked by two blockbuster deals which paradoxically did not have Europe as its epicentre, with […]

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20/12/15

Chemicals M&A hits an all-time high in 2015 and 2016 looks on track to continue the trend Almost 60 large specialty chemicals transactions greater than $1bn in last five years […]

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02/12/15

As emerging-market chemical groups expand their portfolios downstream, established companies are being squeezed and turning to specialties for growth Wednesday, 2 December 2015 | Will Beacham, Joseph Chang & Stephen Burns […]

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09/11/15

Monday, 09 November 2015 Please click here to read the full article: www.icis.com

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31/10/15

Oil price analysis demonstrates that the chemical industry has benefitted from high oil prices over the last 20 years Chemical company valuations remain robust despite recent market volatility with many […]

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28/10/15

Wednesday, 28 October 2015  Dow Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris Receives the 2015 ICIS Kavaler Award. Please click here to read the full article: www.businesswire.com

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27/10/15

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Stephen Burns | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–Chemtura’s divestment programme in 2013 and 2014 succeeded in delivering value to shareholders, but the shoe is now […]

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27/10/15

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Joseph Chang | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–US-based coatings company PPG Industries will continue to employ acquisitions to supplement organic growth, its executive chairman said […]

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27/10/15

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Joseph Chang | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–Companies viewing organic growth as a low-risk proposition while eschewing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as high risk may […]

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27/10/15

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Will Beacham | ICIS Chemical News NEW YORK (ICIS)–The current boom in chemicals mergers and acquisitions (M&A) will continue for the next 5-10 years as companies […]

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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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26/02/15

2014 chemicals M&A surged in both volume and value terms reaching a 7-year high Average transaction and trading multiples now both at c. 10 x EBITDA Chemical companies’ increasing profitability […]

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31/01/15

Chemicals has been one of the most favored sectors for shareholder activists Chemical companies’ portfolio structures combined with high profitability will continue to be highly attractive to activist investors European […]

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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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30/11/14

Chemical company EBITDA trading multiples indicate high-end specialty chemicals now most fairly valued area M&A advisory boutiques continue to gain ground on the majors and recent court rulings regarding conflicts […]

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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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02/10/14

Tuesday, 2 October 2014 | Chris Bryant  Evonik prepares to join wave of Chemicals M&A Please click here to read the full article: www.ft.com

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