Chemical & Materials

Unmatched expertise
and proven results

At Balmoral Advisors, we have brought together one of the most experienced teams in North America with a focus on middle-market chemical and materials transactions.

Our senior team of top-tier advisors bring an average industry tenure of 30+ years and 125+ successful transactions to the table. All of them have served as chemical industry group leaders at larger investment banks, corporate executives or board members at chemical and materials companies, or both. We maintain strong relationships with leading companies, industry-focused private equity firms, and key executives across the globe.  We have invaluable insights into industry dynamics. Our insight and expertise position us to secure optimal results for our clients.

The global chemicals sector is vast and diverse with many subsectors affected by a wide range of regulatory, macro- and microeconomic factors. We understand the critical importance of comprehending how these factors can impact a transaction's success. We advise on transactions across the full spectrum of chemicals, plastics, and other materials from the highest value specialty products to high volume commodities. Our clients range from cutting edge research firms to producers, compounders, contract manufacturers, distributors, and others.

Unparalleled industry knowledge and insight

Balmoral Advisors possesses extensive firsthand experience across the industries we serve.

Our nuanced understanding of the industry landscape goes beyond valuations, allowing us to offer insightful and strategic guidance tailored to your unique needs.

Subsectors of focus include

Specialty chemicals

  • Additives
  • Catalysts
  • Coatings, adhesives and sealants
  • Construction chemicals
  • Electronic chemicals
  • Flavors and fragrances
  • Inks and pigments
  • Oilfield chemicals
  • Personal care chemicals
  • Surfactants and lubricants
  • Water treatment chemicals
  • Other specialties

Other chemicals

  • Agrochemicals and fertilizers
  • Allied products and services
  • Bulk and commodity chemicals
  • Chemical distribution
  • Contract manufacturing
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical fine chemicals
  • Specialty materials

Specialty materials and plastics

  • Additives
  • Composites
  • Nanomaterials
  • Plastics and rubber
  • Resins and compounding
  • Other specialty materials


Aspen Research Corporation

Chemical & Materials  |  M & A

Sale of substantially all assets of Aspen Research Corporation to H.B. Fuller


Chemical & Materials  |  M & A

Sale of Jarchem to Vertellus, a portfolio company of Pritzker Private Capital

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