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The Valence Group Advises Arsenal Capital on the Sale of Royal Adhesives to American Securities

June 19, 2015
By Business Wire News


The Valence Group has advised Arsenal Capital Partners on its sale of Royal Adhesives and Sealants to American Securities. Royal produces proprietary, high-performance adhesives and sealants. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Acquired by Arsenal in 2010, Royal has grown into a top ten global supplier of adhesives and sealants with sales in excess of $600 million annually.

About Royal Adhesives and Sealants, LLC

Royal is a leading producer of proprietary, high-performance adhesives and sealants. Headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, Royal offers a broad range of specialty formulated products designed to solve complex bonding, laminating and sealing applications across a diverse range of markets including aerospace and defense, construction, specialty packaging, automotive and industrial. The Company offers a broad spectrum of customized thermosetting epoxy and urethane, solvent-based and water-based technologies to meet the most demanding adhesive and sealant applications.

About Arsenal Capital Partners

Arsenal Capital Partners is a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle market healthcare and specialty industrial companies. Arsenal makes investments in sectors where the firm has significant prior knowledge and experience. Arsenal targets businesses that have the potential for further value creation by working closely with management to accelerate growth and leverage the firm’s operational improvement capabilities. Arsenal currently has $1.7 billion of committed equity capital.

About The Valence Group

The Valence Group is a specialist investment bank offering M&A advisory services exclusively to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors. The Valence Group team includes a unique combination of professionals with backgrounds in investment banking and strategic consulting within the chemicals and materials industries, all focused exclusively on providing M&A advisory services to the chemicals and materials sector. The firm’s offices are located in New York and London.

The Valence Group
Paul Lakind, 212-847-7339