January 29 2021

Univar Solutions reaches Agreement to divest Distrupol

U.S. based Distributor exits European Plastics Distribution Activities in Private Equity sponsored Transaction

Global chemicals and ingredients distributor Univar Solutions, Inc. (Downers Grove, IL – United States) will exit its Plastics distribution activities in Europe. Its UK-based subsidiary Distrupol Ltd. (Chertsey, Surrey – United Kingdom) and related companies located in the Benelux and the Nordic regions are going to be acquired by GPD Companies, Inc. (The Woodlands (Houston), TX – United States of America), an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC for an undisclosed amount.


GDP Companies is a holding company formed by One Rock Capital Partners with the objective of creating a “leading group of global value added distributors [for Polymers]”. One of its operational entities is Nexeo Plastics, the announcement said. Upon consumation of the transaction, Distrupol will join the group.


Source: GPD Companies press release, DistriConsult analysis


HGE – DCG / 29.01.2021

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