Daily News: September 24, 2012

The Valence Group Advises IGM on Sale to Arsenal Capital


The Valence Group has advised IGM on the sale of the company to NY-based private equity firm, Arsenal Capital, which specializes in making investments in middle-market specialty industrial, healthcare and financial services companies. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

IGM is privately held and produces specialty chemicals for the global UV inks and coatings industry. Its products include monomers, oligomers, photoinitiators, additives and customized specialty compounds. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Waalwijk, Netherlands, with offices and production facilities in Europe, US, South America and China. In 2012, the company is expected to generate sales of approximately EUR100 million.

The Valence Group is a specialist investment bank offering M&A advisory services exclusively to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors.