Specialty Chemical and Gases

ClientClient DescriptionTarget DescriptionTransaction
American Gas Group
Toledo, OH
Distributes specialty, rare, and industrial gas products globally.Type: M&A
Details: Sold to Praxair (Danbury, CT)
Chemi-Trol Chemical
Gibsonburg, OH

Cory Orchard & Turf Division
Indianapolis, IN
Manufactures and distributes fertilizers and other agricultural and turf products.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Terra International (Louisville, KY)
ChromaScape, Inc.
​Twinsburg, OH
Premier producer and distributor of color dispersions and additives throughout various markets in North America and Europe.Type: M&A, Sale
​Details: Sold to Capital Partners
(Norwalk, CT)
ChromaScape, a Portfolio Company of Capital Partners
​New Brunswick, NJ
Premier producer and distributor of color dispersions and additives throughout various markets in North America and Europe.Provides value-added processing and distribution of dyes and specialty chemicals to the textile, paper, and other specialty industries. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Greenville Colorants
(Greenville, SC)
CHRYSO Group
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Designs, produces, markets and delivers chemical solutions help in creating sustainable building materials. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
CPI Engineering Services
Midland, MI
Formulates and manufactures synthetic lubricants for the refrigeration and air compressor industries. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Lubrizol Corporation (Cleveland, OH)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.Provides colors and pigments including automotive products, container and tableware products. Type: M&A, Aquisition
Details: Acquired Ferer Dis Ticaret Ve Kimyasallar Anonim Sirketi A.S. (Istanbul and Kutahya, Turkey)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH

Fluid Logic
Portland, OR
Provides fluids used in the production of electronic components based on ceramic and quartz substrates, and advanced polishing fluids used for flat glass, precision optics, ophthalmic lenses, and specialty plastics. Type: M&A, Sale
​Details: Sold to LaPel Solutions (Vancouver, WA)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market. Produces waterborne industrial paints with a focus on organic paints for glass substrates application. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Pinturas Benicarlo, S.L. (Castellon, Spain)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market. Provides laser marking technology for use on ceramics, plastics, metals, glass, and other hard surfaces. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired TherMark Holdings, Inc. (Irvine, CA)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.Supplies ceramic coatings to high-end tile manufacturers. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Vetriceramici (Casola Valsenio, Italy)
Ferro Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies technology-based performance materials to the global market.Provides an extensive line of inorganic pigments. Type: M&A, Acquisition
Details: Acquired Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona, Spain)
Flame Control Coatings
Niagara Falls, NY
Manufactures fire retardant, heat resistant, and specialty coatings. Its brands include Flame Control and TemperKote. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Seal For Life, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Netherlands)
Highland International (Boone, NC)Formulates heat resistant and corrosion protection coatings with expertise in high-temperature coatings. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Seal For Life, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Netherlands)
International Specialty Alloys
New Castle, PA
Provides high quality and high purity custom metal alloys and custom metal alloy powders to the aerospace, electronics, and high-performance industrial industries. Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Kennametal (Latrobe, PA)
Materion Corporation
Mayfield Heights, OH
Supplies specialty materials including alloys, beryllium products, composite/clad metals, thin film deposition materials, and precision optics to a global market. Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Buyside Advisory
Specialty Air Technologies, Inc.
Long Beach, CA
Blends and packages “high-end” pure gases and mixtures for several growing niche markets in North America, Latin America, and Asia.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Tech Air (Danbury, CT)
Sudbury
Cleveland, OH

South Coast Terminals, Inc. Subsidiary
Houston, TX
Provides storage and processing services for the oil and chemical industries.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to KMCO (Crosby, TX)
Superior Specialty Gas Services, Inc.
Tulsa, OK
Distributes specialty gas mixtures for the North American hydrocarbon market.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Airgas USA (Radnor, PA)
VanDeMark Chemical
Lockport, NY
Produces specialty, intermediate, and catalyst chemicals utilizing phosgenation chemistry.Type: Financial Advisory
Details: Recapitalization by Prospect Capital (New York, NY)
VanDeMark Chemical, Inc.
Lockport, NY
Produces specialty, intermediate, and catalyst chemicals utilizing phosgenation chemistry.Type: M&A, Sale
Details: Sold to Uni-World Capital (New York, NY) and Brightwood Capital (New York, NY)