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Univar buys on two continents

Univar Solutions has acquired two regional distributors of speciality chemicals in quick succession, the ChemSol Group in Latin America coming shortly after Kale Kimya in Turkey. In both cases, terms were not disclosed and completion is expected within Q1. Univar said that the buys will enhance both its regional footprint and its formulation and commercial offering in key growth markets.

IMCD continues acquisition spree

IMCD, which had already made multiple acquisitions across the world, has announced two more in Mexico and a further one in Turkey. The company is the world’s fourth largest distributor of chemicals.

IMCD's Mexican affiliate, which was established in April to address the pharmaceuticals, food, nutrition and personal care industries, has acquired Millikan and Banner Química. Both are based in Mexico City, with combined revenues of $15 million and 60 employees in 2019.

Azelis buys in Turkey and Lebanon

Azelis has agreed to acquire Ekin Kimya, a major Turkish distributor of speciality chemicals, pharmaceutical and lab chemicals and food ingredients, from Aktas Dıs Ticaret and individual shareholders.
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