Brenntag enhances Service Capabilities with ACU Pharma und Chemie GmbH (ACU) Acquisition
Global chemicals distributor Brenntag AG (Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany), has acquired ACU PHARMA und CHEMIE GmbH [ACU], (Apolda, Germany).
According to the statement, ACU specializes in the milling and micronization of products and compound mixtures. The company produces high quality powders for customers in many different industries in a modern facility. Besides this custom / contract manufacturing Project , ACU sells its own micronized products, especially Lithium Carbonate.
The acquired business, which Brenntags says “will enhance its service capabilities”, generated sales of approximately EUR 4.5 mn EUR in FY2015. Based on a Gross Profit of approx. EUR 3.1 mn, a normalized EBITDA of about EUR 1.8 mn was generated. The total investment was EUR 10.5 mn, according to Brenntag’s statement.
Brenntag press release
HGE / DCG – 30.03.2016