CIM Partners is a leading, global M&A advisory boutique focused exclusively on clients and transactions in the small- and middle-market of the chemical, ingredients and materials industry. CIM has senior, industry-experienced deal professionals in the US, Germany and the UK to provide the firm’s clients with global access and transactional support.
Our professionals have extensive backgrounds in corporate positions in the chemical industry and financial positions in the investment banking and corporate advisory industry. Our team has executed numerous M&A and strategic advisory transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, corporate divestitures, private company sales, refinancings and acquisitions, in the industrial chemical, specialty chemical, specialty ingredients and materials sectors.
CIM is a leading provider of strategic and financial advisory services to privately-owned and global, publicly-traded chemical companies as well private equity chemical investors. CIM is uniquely positioned in the advisory industry because our professionals are from the chemical industry and are exclusively focused on the chemical industry.
We have the combination of technical, operational and transactional expertise to advise our clients on the full range of issues and considerations which are pertinent and impactful to deals in the chemical space, including:
CIM provides advisory services for acquisitions, including new platform transactions, bolt-on acquisitions and product line and technology acquisitions. CIM provides complete support through all phases of the transaction, including target identification and approach, due diligence, valuation and structuring, negotiation and closing.
CIM provides the complete range of support and services for the divestiture of non-core assets and businesses from public and private corporate owners. These services include assistance in all aspects of the transaction, including carve out presentation of the business, due diligence preparation, buyer identification and approach, transaction structuring, definitive agreement negotiation and closing.
CIM provides insight and support in surveying of strategic adjacencies and new market opportunities, and the mapping of potential merger and acquisition opportunities.
CIM Partners is available for Board Advisory functions to provide continual support and guidance on commercial, transactional, strategic and financial issues to Companies and their Boards.
CIM is a leading adviser to the specialty chemical, ingredients and materials industry. Within this industry we are particularly active in the following niches:
Functional ingredients, vitamins, blends and mixes, preservatives, flavors, fragrances and nutritional and fortifying ingredients.
APIs, intermediates, excipients, polymers, fine chemicals, custom synthesis, laboratory chemicals, reagents and formulating services.
Thermoplastics, thermoset resins, compounded and engineered plastics and elastomers and specialty additives and performance ingredients.