Babson Invests in Summit Research Labs

Babson Invests in Summit Research Labs

Babson Capital Management has made an equity co-investment to support One Rock Capital Partners’ acquisition of Summit Research Labs from MVC Capital. Summit Research Labs is a specialty chemical company that manufactures antiperspirant actives — chemical ingredients that give antiperspirants their sweat-blocking ability – that are sold to large consumer products and personal care products […]

Arsenal Acquires Pathway Polymers

Arsenal Acquires Pathway Polymers

Dash Multi-Corp., a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners and a provider of polyurethane systems, vinyl plastisols and recycled rubber products, has acquired Pathway Polymers, a supplier of polyurethane tire fill material and equipment, from Vita Group, a portfolio company of TPG Capital. Pathway Polymers is a supplier of tire fill for flatproofing products used […]

Arsenal Acquires Arnco

Arsenal Acquires Arnco

Dash Multi-Corp., a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners and a provider of polyurethane systems, vinyl plastisols and recycled rubber products, has acquired Arnco, a supplier of polyurethane products. Arnco is the first add-on acquisition for Dash Multi-Corp. which was acquired by Arsenal in December 2012. Arnco is a supplier of polyurethane products and operates […]

H.I.G. Acquires Petrochem Carless

H.I.G. Acquires Petrochem Carless

Haltermann, a producer of specialty hydrocarbons and a portfolio company of H.I.G. Europe, has acquired Petrochem Carless, a UK-based refiner and producer of hydrocarbon chemicals. Petrochem Carless (PCL) is a specialty oil and chemicals company that supplies condensate products like naphtha, kerosene and white spirit. The company also produces aromatic solvents, drilling fluids, process oils, […]

MVC Capital Exits Summit Research Labs

MVC Capital Exits Summit Research Labs

MVC Capital has signed an agreement to sell its portfolio company Summit Research Labs, a specialty chemical company, to One Rock Capital Partners.  The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2013.  Lazard Middle Market served as financial advisor to Summit Research Labs on this transaction. This transaction does not include the assets of […]

Golden Gate Capital Acquires ArrMaz Custom Chemicals

Golden Gate Capital Acquires ArrMaz Custom Chemicals

Golden Gate Capital has completed the acquisition of ArrMaz Custom Chemicals, a provider of process chemicals and functional additives for the fertilizer, industrial minerals and asphalt industries. “We were attracted to ArrMaz as an investment due to its unique market leadership position, significant competitive advantages and long term growth potential,” said Rajeev Amara, a Managing […]

Resilience Capital Partners Exits ChemDesign

Resilience Capital Partners Exits ChemDesign

Resilience Capital Partners has sold its portfolio company ChemDesign, a provider of toll manufacturing services to the global chemical industry, to private equity firm Lubar & Co.  Resilience acquired ChemDesign in October 2006 in a Chapter 11 Section 363 bankruptcy sale. The sale of ChemDesign generated a  3.8x net return on invested capital and a […]

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