Reagent - Ownership and Business Overview


Reagent Ownership

Who owns Reagent?

Reagent is owned by Wynnchurch Capital. It was acquired on May 3, 2024.

Is Reagent PE-backed?

Yes. Reagent is owned by private equity investor Wynnchurch Capital.

Reagent Business Overview

Where is Reagent headquartered?

Reagent is headquartered in Ringoes, New Jersey.

What sector is Reagent in?

Reagent is a chemicals company.

When was Reagent founded?

Reagent was founded in 1959.

Chemicals M&A Summary in 2024

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, chemicals ranked 32 in number of deals in 2024. The largest chemicals acquisition in 2024 was IFF - Pharma Solutions Business - which was acquired by Roquette Frères for $2.9B.

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Reagent Chemical & Research, Inc.

115 US Highway 202,
Ringoes, New Jersey 08551
United States,
(908) 284-2800

Reagent is a manufacturer and distributor of hydrochloric acid. HCl is predominantly produced as a byproduct of other chemical manufacturing processes. Reagent’s suppliers (i.e., chemical producers) sell HCl to Reagent who distributes the HCl to a diversified base of customers across a variety of industrial end markets. To deliver on its value proposition to suppliers and customers, Reagent leverages its industry-leading, national infrastructure network comprised of specialized terminals, railcars, trailers, storage tanks, and pipelines, along with unique logistics capabilities and a track record of reliability, safety, and customer service. Reagent was founded in 1959 and is based in Ringoes, New Jersey.

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