Specialty Chemicals | Mergers & Acquisitions

Lubrizol Acquires Warwick Chemicals

  • TM Catalyst has advised The Lubrizol Corporation (“Lubrizol”) on its acquisition of Warwick Chemicals (“Warwick”)
  • Headquartered in North Wales, UK, Warwick is a leading global developer, producer and supplier of stain removal technology with hygiene benefits and has strong positions with global and regional detergent producers
  • Warwick’s products are an essential element in laundry detergent powders and automatic dishwashing products used across five continents and in more than 50 countries
  • The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a global specialty chemical and material company that produces 1) additives for oil, lubricants and fuel; 2) ingredients for personal care, pharmaceutical and life science applications; and 3) specialty materials and coatings. Revenues for Lubrizol in 2013 were $6.4 billion
  • Warwick is a portfolio company of CBPE Capital. CBPE Capital is a leading private equity investor in businesses in the UK mid-market with an Enterprise Value of up to £150m