Molecular Is Acquired By Filtration Group


Molecular, a portfolio company of Arlington, acquisition by Filtration Group, a vertical of Madison Industries


Molecular Products Holdings, Inc. (“Molecular” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington”), has been acquired by Filtration Group Corporation (“Filtration Group”), a vertical of Madison Industries. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as financial advisor to Molecular Products Holdings, Inc. on this transaction.


Molecular is a pure air technologies company and leading manufacturer of advanced chemistry-based products serving the healthcare, defense and industrial markets. The Company specializes in the manufacture and supply of chemical technologies for the treatment of breathable gases and serves its global customer base out of manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Molecular is headquartered in Louisville, Colorado.

Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm that is currently investing out of Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P., a $1.7 billion fund. Arlington has managed approximately $4.0 billion of committed capital via five investment funds. Arlington is focused on middle market investment opportunities in growth industries including aerospace & defense, healthcare, government services and technology, and business services and software. Arlington’s professionals and network have a unique combination of operating and private equity experience that enable Arlington to be a value-added investor. Arlington invests in companies in partnership with high quality management teams that are motivated to establish and/or advance their company’s position as leading competitors in their field. Arlington is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Filtration Group is a leading global provider of innovative filtration solutions. Filtration Group serves a highly diverse set of customers with offerings that span life sciences, industrial, fluid and indoor air quality applications. One of the fastest growing companies in the industry, Filtration Group serves its customers from 140 facilities in nearly 30 countries.

Madison Industries is one of the largest and most successful privately held companies in the world. Madison Industries builds entrepreneurially driven, branded market leaders that are committed to making the world safer, healthier and more productive by creating innovative solutions that deliver outstanding customer value. Madison Industries is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Molecular, a portfolio company of Arlington, acquisition by Filtration Group, a vertical of Madison Industries

June 2021
Molecular Products Holdings, Inc.
M&A - Sellside
Water & Filtration
Specialty Materials & Chemicals
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America