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Barentz to acquire Pestell Nutrition Inc. in North America

Netherlands-based Life Science Ingredients Distributor further enhances Presence in North America

Life science ingredients distributor Barentz International N.V. (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands) announced that it has acquired Pestell Nutrition (New Hamburg, ON – Canada), a distributor of feed additives, nutritional ingredients, macro and trace minerals, and pet specialty ingredients for the Animal Health, Animal Nutrition, and Pet Food sectors across Canada and the USA.


Barentz said the company has a significant position in Canada, and is on a fast-growing expansion into the U.S. Animal Nutrition market. It reached an annual turnover of approx. EUR 200 mn in 2020, shipping from over 20 warehouses and transloading facilities throughout North America.


The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions including merger control clearances. No financial details were disclosed on the transaction.


Source: Barentz press release


HGE – DCG / 12.07.2021

Brenntag acquires Canadian Chemical Distributor Alpha Chemical

Global Distributor strengthens Presence in Eastern Canada

Global chemical distributor Brenntag AG (Essen, Germany) announced  that the group has signed an agreement to acquire Alpha Chemical Ltd. (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Canada), a full-line chemical distributor with a focus on Oil & Gas, Mining, Water Treatment and Aquaculture.


According to the announcement, the acquired business generates annual sales of approx. USD 12 mn (approx. EUR 10.5 mn). Closing of the transaction is expected to be completed in early January 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. No further financial details were disclosed on the transaction.


Source: Brenntag press release


HGE – DCG / 29.12.2020

Maroon Group acquires Cambrian Solutions Inc.

Maroon Group expands in Canada with its tenth Add-on Acquisition

North American specialty chemicals distributor Maroon Group LLC (Avon, OH – United States) announced that it has acquired Cambrian Solutions Inc.  (Oakville, ON – Canada), a distributor of specialty chemicals supplying customers in key end markets across Canada.


Established in 1995, Cambrian Solutions supplies specialty incredients and chemicals to customers in the Naturals and Organics, Food, Household, Industrial and Institutional, Health Ingredients, Personal Care, Petroleum, Pulp & Paper and Industrial markets. The acquired company’s leadership team will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis while leveraging Maroon Group’s global network of resources, the company said in a statement.

Neither financial details nor terms of the transaction were disclosed.


Source: Maroon Group press release


HGE – DCG / 29.10.2019