TRANSACTIONS / Sale of Arisan Kimya to Vinmar

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Vinmar Group, one of world’s leading plastics and chemicals distributors acquired Arisan Kimya, a leading Turkish specialty chemicals distributor.

Ventura Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Arisan Kimya on the transaction.

Established in Istanbul/Turkey in 1988, Arisan Kimya supplies specialty chemicals for the rubber/plastics, lubricants, cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals and cleaning products sectors. With more than 30 suppliers, Arisan Kimya serves around 700 customers.

Founded in the US in 1978, Vinmar Group distributes plastics and chemicals in 110 countries. With its 35 offices around the world, Vinmar Group generates annual revenues of about US$4 billion. Vinmar Group had previously entered the Turkish market through its acquisitions of Veser and Alfa Kimya in Turkey. This acquisition will present new growth opportunities for Arisan Kimya to expand into new markets.