NATRIUM advises DOMO Chemicals on acquisition of Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised DOMO Chemicals, who has recently signed an agreement to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. Deal includes Engineering Plastics operations in France and Poland; High Performance Fibers in France; Polymer and Intermediates operations in France, Spain & Poland. Acquisition will significantly strengthen Domo Chemicals’… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises H.I.G. on acquisition of Covestro’s Polyurethane Systems Business

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised H.I.G. Capital (‘H.I.G.’) on its recent acquisition of Covestro’s Polyurethane Systems business. The European Polyurethane Systems Business comprises of four systems house facilities in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Spain. The company serves a wide range of small- and mid-sized customers across Europe and will… Continue reading

NATRIUM appoints Dr. Alan Barton as Senior Advisor

Natrium Capital is delighted to announce that Alan Barton has joined as a Senior Advisor. Alan has over 30 years of experience within the chemical industry with particular expertise within the coatings industry having spent 23 years at Rohm and Haas before serving as the Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Technologies from 2008 until 2018.… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises Elementis on sale of its Surfactants business to Kolb

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised Elementis plc on the sale of its Surfactants business located in Delden, The Netherlands to Kolb Distribution AG (“Kolb”) for a cash consideration of EUR 39 million, subject to working capital adjustments. As previously announced, after a strategic review the Company decided that Surfactants did… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises Elementis on acquisition of One Rock’s SummitReheis Business

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised Elementis on its recently announced acquisition of One Rock’s SummitReheis personal care business, for an enterprise value of about US$360 million. Elementis plc (“Elementis” or the “Group”) today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SRLH Holdings, Inc. (“SummitReheis”) from an affiliate… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises Blackstone on acquisition of Solvay’s Cellulose Acetate Tow Business

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised Blackstone on its recently announced acquisition of Solvay’s cellulose acetate tow business, for an enterprise value of about €1bn. Blackstone announces that Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”). Acetow is… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises PPG on sale of its European Fiber Glass Operations to NEG

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised PPG Industries Inc. (“PPG”) on the sale of its European fiber glass operations to Japanese-based glass manufacturer Nippon Electric Glass Co. Ltd. (“NEG”). Manufacturing facilities in Hoogezand, Netherlands, and Wigan, England, and a research-and-development facility in Hoogezand were included in the transaction. In 2015, sales… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises on sale of DGR to Musim Mas

Natrium Capital Limited is pleased to announce it has advised Dutch Glycerin Refinery B.V. (“DGR”) on its sale to Musim Mas. Musim Mas Europe Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Musim Mas Group, today announced that it has reached an agreement to DGR, a producer of refined and high quality Glycerine based in the… Continue reading

NATRIUM advises on sale of BioMCN to OCI N.V.

BioMCN, the Dutch methanol producer, has been acquired by OCI N.V. in a deal advised by Natrium Capital Limited. BioMCN is one of Europe’s largest methanol producers. Methanol is a diverse building block for industrial chemicals. BioMCN owns two methanol plants, of which one is operational (production capacity of 440 ktpa) and one mothballed (430… Continue reading

NATRIUM appoints Derek Welch as Senior Advisor

Natrium Capital is delighted to announce that Derek Welch has joined as a Senior Advisor. Derek has particular expertise in the coatings industry working for Akzo Nobel and before that Courtaulds. He masterminded the acquisition by Akzo Nobel of ICI PLC and the sale of Organon Biosciences, and adhesives and starch assets from the ICI… Continue reading