Mergers & Acquisitions

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Equity Firm Buys Lubes Distributor

Lube Report Americas - January 12, 2022

Private equity firm OpenGate Capital has acquired Chemsolv Inc., a Virginia-based regional distributor of commodity and ...

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

Lube Report Americas - July 4, 2018

HollyFrontier Corp. announced yesterday a deal to buy Red Giant Oil Co., an Iowa company that claims to be one of the co ...

Castor Oil Distributor Acquired

Castor Oil Distributor Acquired

Lube Report Americas - January 12, 2022

Biosynthetic Technologies, a producer of biobased synthetic compounds used in base oils, lubricants and additives, acqui ...

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SK Capital Buys Control of Seqens

Lube Report EMEA - January 4, 2022

Investment firm SK Capital has completed its purchase of a controlling stake in Seqens, a French producer of chemicals f ...

Swedish Firm Buys Lube Seals Maker

Swedish Firm Buys Lube Seals Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 29, 2021

Swedish company VBG Group acquired all shares of U.S.-based Carlyle Johnson Machine Co. for $16.5 million. Carlyle Johns ...

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Investment Firms Swap RelaDyne

Lube Report Americas - December 29, 2021

Private equity firm American Industrial Partners announced last week that it has acquired RelaDyne, one of the leaders o ...

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Croda Selling Unit to Cargill

Lube Report EMEA - December 28, 2021

Agricultural products company Cargill Inc. has agreed to buy most of Croda International Plc’s Performance Technologie ...

Stockholders Aim to Privatize United Global

Stockholders Aim to Privatize United Global

Lube Report Asia - December 17, 2021

An investment firm representing the main stockholders of United Global Ltd. announced on Dec. 10 an unconditional cash o ...

Canadian Pacific Closes on Merger

Canadian Pacific Closes on Merger

Lube Report Americas - December 15, 2021

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. announced yesterday the completion of its $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern, ...

Saint-Gobain Buys Chemicals Firm

Saint-Gobain Buys Chemicals Firm

Lube Report Americas - December 8, 2021

French building materials company Saint-Gobain announced on Monday the acquisition of construction chemicals company GCP ...

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Kangtai Additive Project Scaled Back

Lube Report Asia - December 3, 2021

A company attempting to acquire most of Kangtai Lubricant Additive Co. has scaled back the size of an additive factory n ...

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Vitol Announces Buyout of Vivo

Lube Report EMEA - November 30, 2021

Africa fuels and lubricants supplier Vivo Energy agreed last week to a $2.3 billion buyout by Netherlands-based energy t ...

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Korla Nears Purchase of Tongyi

Lube Report Asia - November 26, 2021

Xinjiang Korla Fragrant Pear Co.’s board of supervisors voted unanimously Nov. 24 to approve the company’s acquisiti ...

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Slicker Buys Hydrodec Rerefinery

Lube Report Americas - November 24, 2021

Transformer oil recycler Hydrodec and its Ohio rerefinery were acquired by United Kingdom-based Slicker Recycling Ltd., ...

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Troy to Merge with Arxada

Lube Report Americas - November 10, 2021

Metalworking fluid biocides producer Troy and Arxada, a lubricants and biocides manufacturer, will merge their businesse ...

Swiss Arxada to Merge with Troy

Swiss Arxada to Merge with Troy

Lube Report EMEA - November 9, 2021

Lubricants and biocides manufacturer Arxada and Troy, a producer of metalworking fluid biocides, will merge their busine ...

Telko Buys Estonian Distributor

Telko Buys Estonian Distributor

Lube Report EMEA - November 2, 2021

Lubricants distributor Telko Ltd. will acquire fellow distributor Mentum AS, the company announced last week. Based in T ...