Edgewater Capital Completes the Acquisition of BASF’s Inorganic Specialties Business; Renames the Company Callery

Cleveland, OH and Evans City, PA.  Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) has completed the previously announced acquisition of BASF’s Inorganic Specialties business, which includes the Evans City, Pennsylvania production site and the Specialty Alcoholates, Boranes and Alkali Metals product lines. The Company has been renamed “Callery”, a name that speaks to the innovation and customer focus […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Divests PolyAd Services to ALTANA

Cleveland, OH and St. Louis, MO.  Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce the divestiture of the operating subsidiaries of PolyAd Services (“PolyAd”) to ALTANA Group’s BYK Additives & Instruments Division. Financial terms were not disclosed. Acquired by Edgewater in a carve-out transaction from BASF in 2014, PolyAd offers innovative additive solutions for a […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Acquires Fiber Materials, Inc. from GrafTech International Holdings, Ltd.

Cleveland, OH and Biddeford, ME.  Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Fiber Materials Inc. (“FMI”) from GrafTech International Holdings, Ltd. (“GrafTech”), a portfolio company of Brookfield Asset Management.  Financial terms were not disclosed. Based in Biddeford, Maine, FMI is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced composite […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Acquires DanChem Technologies, Inc. from Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc.

Cleveland, OH and Danville, VA.  Edgewater Capital Partners (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of DanChem Technologies, Inc. (“DTI”, “DanChem”, or the “Company”) from Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (“EBI”).  Financial terms were not disclosed. Based in Danville, Virginia, DTI provides process scale-up and contract manufacturing (tolling) services to the fine and […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners and FAR Chemical Announce Acquisition of Acetylacetonates Product Line of Mackenzie Chemicals

Cleveland, OH and Palm Bay, FL.  Edgewater Capital Partners, LLC (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, FAR Chemical, Inc. (“FAR”), has completed the acquisition of the acetylacetonates product line and related assets of MacKenzie Chemical, LLC (“MacKenzie”).  Financial terms were not disclosed. Based near New Orleans, Louisiana, MacKenzie is a manufacturer of […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners to Acquire BASF’s Inorganic Specialties Business

Cleveland, OH and Florham Park, NJ.  Edgewater Capital Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire BASF’s Inorganic Specialties business, including its Evans City, PA production site and the Specialty Alcoholates, Boranes and Alkali Metals product lines which are produced at the site.  The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter 2017, […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Discusses Carve-Outs in IHS Chemical Week Webcast

Edgewater Capital Partners and Grace Matthews participated in IHS Chemical Week webcast on creating value through corporate carve-outs Edgewater Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in lower and middle-market performance materials businesses, and Grace Matthews, a middle-market investment bank providing merger, acquisition and corporate finance advisory services for chemical companies, participated in […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Interviewed for IHS Chemical Week Cover Story

IHS Chemical Week Quotes Ryan Meany, Managing Partner of Edgewater Capital Partners, in it’s M&A Cover Story IHS Chemical Week, one of the leading publications for the global chemical industry, published its annual review of M&A activity in the chemicals sector for its August 2nd cover story, “M&A: The path ahead”.  Ryan Meany, along with other industry players, […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Discusses Private Equity in the Chemicals Industry

Ryan Meany, Managing Partner of Edgewater Capital Partners, shares insights into the relationship between private equity firms and the chemical industry with SOCMA. The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (“SOCMA”), the only U.S.-based trade association dedicated solely to the specialty chemical industry, interviewed Ryan Meany for its June web blog to learn more about Edgewater Capital Partners’ […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Acquires ChemQuest Chemicals

Edgewater Capital Partners, L.P. (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of ChemQuest Chemicals, LLC. Based in Pasadena, Texas, ChemQuest is a custom blender and value-added supply chain partner for chemical companies serving a broad range of industries, including agriculture, water treatment, petrochemicals, and other industrial applications. The company has an outstanding reputation and broad […]

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TriTec Seal Appoints Marcus Pillion as CEO

TriTec Seal, LLC (“TriTec”), a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners and a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance rotary shaft seals for various end-markets, is pleased to announce that Marcus Pillion has been named its CEO. Pillion will be responsible for TriTec’s global strategic operations with a primary focus of expanding the company’s […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Hires David Duke

Edgewater Capital Partners is pleased to announce that David Duke has joined the firm as Director of Business Development.  In his role, David will lead the firms marketing, deal sourcing, and development efforts. David has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and finance and was previously the head of Cary Street Partners’ Chemicals and […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Hires Brian Leonard

Edgewater Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Brian Leonard has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. Brian will be responsible for the firm’s accounting, tax, valuation, and financial reporting functions. As well, Brian will oversee and manage investor and regulatory compliance for the firm. Prior to joining Edgewater, Brian […]

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Edgewater Capital Partners Announces Acquisition of Particle Dynamics, a former subsidiary of KV Pharmaceuticals

An investor group led by Edgewater Capital Partners has acquired Particle Dynamics (PDI), a former subsidiary of KV Pharmaceuticals. PDI develops and globally markets specialty ingredient product lines for the pharmaceutical, nutritional, food, and personal-care industries. Its products include value-added pharmaceutical, vitamin, mineral, herbal, and specialty products that provide benefits such as improved taste, enhanced […]

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W. Y. Campbell & Company Announces the Sale of Tractech Holdings, Inc. to Eaton Corporation

Detroit, Michigan – W. Y. Campbell & Company announce the sale of Tractech Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners, L.P. to Eaton Corporation. W. Y. Campbell & Company acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Edgewater Capital Partners, L.P. and Tractech in managing this sale process. Tractech Holdings, Inc. is a […]

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