Specialty Chemicals | Mergers & Acquisitions

Desert Whale Jojoba Co. has been Acquired by The Jordan Company’s Vantage Specialty Chemicals

  • TM Catalyst has advised Desert Whale Jojoba Co. (“DWJ”) on its sale to Vantage Specialty Chemicals (“Vantage”)
  • DWJ is the leading grower, producer and processor of branded, natural, Ecocert and organic jojoba-based derivatives, oils and specialty ingredients
  • Privately-owned DWJ, based in Tucson, AZ, markets its products to personal care and cosmetic customers globally
  • Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Vantage is a leading, vertically-integrated provider of sustainable, naturally-derived ingredients focused on personal care, industrial, food, and consumer applications with a broad portfolio of over 2,000 products
  • Vantage is a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, a middle-market private equity firm that manages funds with original capital commitments in excess of $8 billion