November 3 2021

DKSH announces the Acquisition of Right Base Chemicals in China

Further Expansion of the Performance Materials Business Unit

Speciality chemicals  distributor DKSH AG (Zurich, Switzerland) has announced the acquisition of a majority share in specialty chemicals distributor Shanghai Right Base Chemicals Co. Ltd. [“RBC”] (Shanghai, China) from majority shareholder and General Manager Windy Wang and her co-investors for an undisclosed sum. The initial transaction involves the transfer of a 70% stake, with the remaining shares to be bought in five years.


Founded in 1994, RBC and its 60 employees cover the Eastern, Central, and South-Western regions of the Chinese market. The company primarily distributes Additives, Resins, and Colorants for Paints & Coating and Inks. With net sales of approx. EUR 23 mn (ca. CHF 25 mn at 1.00 CHF = 7.00 CNY) RBC has what DKSH describes as a “sound profitability and return on capital”. The investment is expected to be immediately earnings-accretive.


Closing of the transaction is expected for Q4-2021.  It is subject to certain customary closing conditions, DKSH said in the announcement. No further financial details were disclosed on the transaction.


Source: DKSH press release


HGE / DCG – 03.11.2021

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