M&A Deal Summary

San Francisco Equity Partners Acquires Associated Chemists

On January 4, 2000, private equity firm San Francisco Equity Partners acquired chemicals company Associated Chemists from Louisiana-Pacific for 51M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is San Francisco Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in the Chemicals sector.
  • This is San Francisco Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is San Francisco Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is San Francisco Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in Oregon.
Investment Fate
  • Associated Chemists was divested to a consortium of buyers in 2012.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2000-01-04
Target Associated Chemists
Sector Chemicals
Buyer(s) San Francisco Equity Partners
Sellers(s) Louisiana-Pacific
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 51M USD

Target

Associated Chemists

Portland, Oregon, United States
website
Associated Chemists is a manufacturer of coatings, sealants and specialty chemicals for use in engineered wood products, pulp and paper and other industrial applications.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

San Francisco Equity Partners

San Francisco, California, United States

Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2005
PE ASSETS 180M USD
Size Small
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP) is a private equity investment firm focused on expansion-stage companies within the information technology, media, consumer, and service industries. SFEP's target investment size is $15 to $40 million in companies generating up to $100 million in annual sales. SFEP was formed in partnership with LMS Capital, the investment division of London Merchant Securities plc. San Francisco Equity Partners was established in 2005 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 13
Sector (Chemicals) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Oregon) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 1 of 13
Year (2000) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-01-11 Artful Home

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Artful Home is a provider of an online selected assortment of artist-made home apparel, decor, and art. The company provides artists with a national marketing platform and consumers a curated selection of unique products. Artful Home was founded in 1985 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Louisiana-Pacific

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1972
Sector Building Materials
Employees4,800
Revenue 4.6B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Louisiana-Pacific is a manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers. Louisiana-Pacific was founded in 1972 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Chemicals) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 3
State (Oregon) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 2
Year (2000) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1999-08-25 Evans Forest Products

Canada

Evans Forest Products Ltd. is a maker of engineered wood and lumber.

Buy $90M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2001-01-01 ABT Building Products

Neenah, Wisconsin, United States

ABT Building Products is a manufacturer of specialty building products made from hardboard (an engineered wood produced from small pulpwood, sawmill residue and other wood waste) and plastics that generally serve as substitutes for natural wood and ceramic tile.

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