Age of valatility and the influence on New Business Requirements for Chemical Distributors
IMCD to acquire Indonesian Distributor PT Megasetia18 November 2021
Further enhanced Footprint in Life Sciences in the Asia-Pacific Region Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD N.V. (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) has announced that IMCD Indonesia has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of PT Megasetia Agung Kimia [“Megasetia”] (Jakarta, Indonesia), a distributor of specialty ingredients for the Life Sciences sectors. The …...
DKSH announces the Acquisition of Right Base Chemicals in China3 November 2021
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 init...
IMPAG acquires FALCONE Specialties29 October 2021
Swiss Chemical Distribution Industry sees further Consolidation Swiss chemical raw materials and ingredients distributor IMPAG AG (Zurich, Switzerland) has acquired compatriot FALCONE Specialties AG (Regensdorf (Zurich), Switzerland) for an undisclosed sum from shareholders Sebastiano Falcone and Roman Widmer, effective 20. October 2021. The company, which was founded in 2010 and serves a num...
Biesterfeld acquires GME Chemicals in Singapore21 October 2021
Expanded Presence in Asia for German Distribution Group Polymers, elastomers and speciality chemicals distributor Biesterfeld AG (Hamburg, Germany), has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based distribution company GME Chemicals Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) for an undisclosed sum. The outstanding shares will be acquired at a later stage, with full take-over planned for the year 2026. Establishe...
Lehmann & Voss Group has acquired GP2C in France21 October 2021
Hamburg-based Distributor expands its Lubricants Business in Western Europe International specialty chemicals distributor and specialty elastomers and polymers compounder Lehmann&Voss&Co. [“LEHVOSS”] (Hamburg, Germany), announced that the group has acquired GP2C SAS (Pont-Sainte-Maxence, France), a distributor of additives and raw materials for the lubricants and fuels indus...
Safic-Alcan acquires Rit-Chem in the U.S.30 September 2021
French Distribution Group enhances Presence in North America in Performance Chemicals and Life Sciences Specialty Chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan S.A. (Puteaux (Paris), France) has announced that the group has acquired 100% of the shares of Rit-Chem Co., Inc. (New York, NY – United States), a “boutique chemical distributor” for an undisclosed sum. Rit-Chem will become part &...
Brenntag SE included in German Benchmark Index DAX6 September 2021
Germany’s leading Share Index will be expanded from 30 to 40 Companies As part of a reform of the DAX share index, which gives higher emphasis to the free float market capitalisation of a company, chemicals and ingredients distributor Brenntag SE (Essen, Germany) will be included in the index as of 20. September 2021. …
OQEMA announces the Acquisition of Casoria in Ireland24 August 2021
German Distribution Group further expands Activities in Ireland Chemicals distributor OQEMA AG (Korschenbroich / Liedberg (Mönchengladbach), Germany) has announced the acquisition of Casoria Company Ltd. (Cavan, Co. Cavan, Ireland), a regional distributor for a range of industrial chemicals. Founded in 1998 by Declan Young, its current Managing Director, the company also markets food hygi...
Azelis to acquire China Operations of Ingredients Plus16 August 2021
Specialties Distribution Group Azelis strengthens its Position in the Personal Care Market in China Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor Azelis S.A. (Munsbach, Luxembourg) has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Greater China operations of Ingredients Plus Pty. Ltd. (Rydalmere (Sydney), NSW – Australia), a distributor of ingredients for the Perso...
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