M&A Deal Summary

Solvay Acquires EPIC Polymers

On October 14, 2015, Solvay acquired plastics company EPIC Polymers

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Solvay’s 1st transaction in the Plastics sector.
  • This is Solvay’s 1st transaction in Germany.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-10-14
Target EPIC Polymers
Sector Plastics
Buyer(s) Solvay
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

EPIC Polymers

Kaiserslautern, Germany
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EPIC Polymers GmbH is a developer of an innovative technology to reinforce high performance thermoplastic polymers with long glass fibers

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Solvay

Brussels, Belgium

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Category Company
Founded 1863
Sector Chemicals
Employees23,000
Revenue 9.7B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Solvay is a Belgian chemical company. Solvay was incorporated in 1863 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 16
Sector (Plastics) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 8 of 8
Country (Germany) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 3 of 3
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-29 Cytec Industries

Woodland Park, New Jersey, United States

Cytec Industries Inc., is a specialty materials and chemicals company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and selling value-added products for aerospace and industrial materials, mining, and plastics industries.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-12-07 Solvay Indupa S.A.I.C.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Solvay Indupa is one of the most important petrochemical companies in MERCOSUR and its main products are PVC (PolyVinyl Chloride) and Sodium Hydroxide. Solvay Indupa is the second largest producer of PVC and the fourth largest caustic soda producer in South America. With 956 employees and two production sites in Argentina and Brazil.

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