Polynt Group, a world-leading manufacturer of composite and coating resins as well as intermediate and specialty chemical polymers, and an Investindustrial portfolio company, has completed the acquisition of CCP Composites from TOTAL S.A., the French integrated oil and gas company. Through the combination, Polynt aims to create a leading integrated specialty chemicals player specialized in UPR (Unsaturated Polyester Resins), which delivers crucial components to the industrial and manufacturing sectors. The transaction closed on December 1, 2014.
About Polynt Group
The Polynt Group is a world-leading manufacturer of composite and coating resins as well as intermediate and specialty chemical polymers. The end markets are primarily construction, electric/electronics, transportation and, to a lesser extent, household applications, paints and sporting goods. Polynt’s products mainly consist of coating and composite resins, compounds that are derived from anhydrides and plasticizers. Pro-forma for the acquisition of CCP, The Polynt Group has approximately 2,250 employees, 30 plants and $1.7b in revenue. Additional information is available at www.polynt.it.
Investindustrial is a leading European investment group with approximately €3.1 billion of assets under management, which provides industrial solutions and capital to mid-market companies in Europe. Its mission is to actively contribute to the development of the companies in which it invests by creating growth opportunities and offering global solutions through an entrepreneurial pan-European vision. Investindustrial has a history of more than 20 years of successfully partnering with companies in Europe. Certain companies of the Investindustrial group are authorized by, and subject to, regulatory supervision of the FCA in the United Kingdom and the CSSF in Luxembourg. Additional information is available at www.investindustrial.com.
About CCP Composites
CCP Composites manufactures unsaturated polyester resins, gelcoats, vinyl ester and other derivatives and distributes products and services to the composites industry. Its products are used in a very wide range of applications, such as boat hulls, panels for refrigerated trucks, swimming pools and shower trays. The company has 800 employees at 26 production sites worldwide (Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Malaysia, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States). CCP Composites has 220 employees in France, mainly based at the Drocourt plant in northern France. Additional information is available at www.ccpcomposites.com.
Duff & Phelps served as the exclusive placement agent to Polynt Group and provided advisory services in connection with the transaction.