Arizona Chemical Company Acquired by Rhone Capital

Scott-Macon's Chemical Industry Group provides M&A to equity firm

August 2010

RhoneInternational Paper Company announced the sale of its Arizona Chemical Company to Rhone Capital. Scott-Macon’s Chemical Industry Group acted as the exclusive financial advisory to Rhone Capital in the transaction.

Arizona Chemical Company was a global leader in pine-based specialty chemicals for more than 75 years, supplying high-quality pine chemicals to markets including adhesives, inks and coatings, and oleochemicals.

About Rhone Capital

Specializing in mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and leveraged buyouts, Rhone Capital focuses on European and trans-Atlantic investments. They were listed as the ‘Most Consistent Performing Private Equity Fund Manager’ by Preqin in 2013 and 2014. Rhone is a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Registered Investment Advisor, and invests in energy, materials, industrials, retailing, consumer staples, healthcare, and financial sectors.

About Scott-Macon’s Chemical Industry Group and M&A

Our chemicals practice professionals serve with more than 30 years of experience, and possess significant chemicals investment banking experience from serving a wide range of clients in the industry. Scott-Macon’s Chemical transaction group includes corporate advisory and strategic advisory as well as capital market assignments in both the public and private markets.

Utilizing experience in both domestic and international advisory, Scott-Macon’s professionals have assisted clients on the purchase or sale of companies, subsidiaries and business units in a broad range of industries. We assist clients in all stages of the sale or acquisition process and develop strategy, acquisition parameters and purchase constraints before the initiation of the program.