Active Minerals International was acquired by Golden Gate Capital on November 19, 2018


Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, metals/mining ranked 38 in number of deals in 2018. The largest metals/mining acquisition in 2018 was Randgold Resources - which was acquired by Barrick Gold for $6.0B.

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Active Minerals International LLC

34 Loveton Circle Suite 100,
Sparks, Maryland 21152
United States,
(410) 825-2920

Active Minerals International is a global market leader in the production and distribution of air-float kaolin and gel-grade attapulgite clays for customers in fiberglass, construction, drilling, agriculture, and concrete end markets, among others. The Company’s products provide highly tangible qualities in customers’ end products: Air-float kaolin strengthens fiberglass for usage in printed circuit boards prior to assembly in electronics end products such as phones, tablets, and automobiles. Gel-grade attapulgite is used to increase viscosity of mixtures in a variety of end markets including joint tape compounds used for wallboard construction, and paints & coatings to prevent settling and hard packing. Active Minerals International is headquartered in Sparks, Maryland.

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