IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: Western Europe :: Germany

TowerBrook Capital Partners Seeks Exit from PolymerLatex

3:13 AM MDT | July 12, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

The private equity firm TowerBrook Capital Partners (London) is seeking a buyer for PolymerLatex (Marl, Germany). TowerBrook has been the owner of PolymerLatex, Europe's second largest latex producer, for seven years, a longer than average term for a private equity firm to seek an exit strategy. PolymerLatex, formerly a joint venture between Bayer and Degussa, now renamed Evonik Industries, reported sales of €387 million ($475.7 million) in 2009. It empolyes about 600 people. TowerBrook bought the company for €235 million in 2003. Stefan Brandt...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa