Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:

Date:
December 2021
Company:
Inhance Technologies Holdings LLC
Description:
Acquisition of Advance Research Chemicals, Inc.
Sector(s):
Industrial
Baird served as the financial advisor to Inhance Technologies, LLC on this transaction

Inhance Technologies, LLC ("Inhance Technologies"), a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Partners ("Aurora"), recently completed the acquisition of Advance Research Chemicals, Inc. ("ARC"). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Inhance Technologies is a global leading provider of polymer material science solutions. For more than 40 years, Inhance Technologies has been developing innovative technologies and solutions that enable new levels of product performance, while reducing environmental impact. With operations in the Americas, Australia and Europe, Inhance Technologies is transforming specialty plastics and chemicals on a global scale and in a wide range of industries, from consumer products to healthcare, industrial applications to agriculture. Inhance Technologies is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Aurora Capital Partners is a leading private equity firm focused principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth in partnership with management. Aurora provides unique resources to its portfolio companies through its Strategy & Operations Program and its team of experienced operating advisors. Aurora's investors include leading public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations active in private equity investing. Aurora is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

ARC is a world-class specialty chemicals and materials supplier, offering high-purity, tailored solutions, utilizing production facilities in the United States and Mexico. Many of the world's largest companies partner with ARC to develop performance-critical chemicals and materials that enable some of the world's most innovative products. ARC also provides private label manufacturing for the institutional and consumer hygiene markets. ARC serves a wide array of industries, including medical batteries, semiconductors, 3D printing, pharmaceuticals, automotive, textiles and consumer packaged goods. ARC is headquartered in Catoosa, Oklahoma.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Jon Fitzsimmons +1-414-298-2460
Justin Albert +1-303-270-6381
Alex Ballantine +44-20-7667-8242
Gavin Kolt +1-646-557-2337
John Moriarty +1-303-270-6325
Drew Pansa +1-414-298-4985