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Huntsman Completes Acquisition of North American Specialty Chemical Manufacturer

Published on 2021-01-18. Edited By : SpecialChem

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Huntsman Finalizes Acquisition of Gabriel Performance Products Huntsman Corporation completes the acquisition of Gabriel Performance Products (Gabriel), a North American specialty chemical manufacturer of specialty additives and epoxy curing agents for the coatings, adhesives, sealants and composite end-markets, from Audax Private Equity.

Gabriel Acquired for USD 250 Mn

Huntsman paid 250 million USD, subject to customary closing adjustments, in an all-cash transaction funded from available liquidity. Gabriel had 2019 revenues of approximately 106 million USD with three manufacturing facilities located in Ashtabula, Ohio, Harrison City, Pennsylvania and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Based on calendar year 2019, the purchase price represents an adjusted EBITDA multiple of approximately 11 times, or approximately 8 times pro forma for synergies.

Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2019 revenues of approximately 7 billion USD. Its chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. Huntsman operates more than 70 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 9,000 associates within its four distinct business divisions.

Source: Huntsman
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