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Specialty Chemicals & Products

We seek know-how intensive businesses that develop and manufacture highly differentiated chemicals and products for both stand alone platform investments and add-on acquisitions within our current portfolio. Ideal opportunities service substantial markets that are defined by high performance demands, regulation and proprietary solutions.



Our areas of interest include:

Chemicals:

  • Adhesives, coatings and sealants
  • Catalysts and absorbents
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Fine chemicals
  • Flavors and fragrances
  • Performance lubricants
  • Polymers, plastics and composites

Products:

  • Chemical dispensing and filtration equipment
  • Professional and industrial trade consumables and tools
  • Engineered solutions for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical installations
  • Specified high performance materials for fire protection and oilfield applications

For more information or to submit a business plan,
contact Henry Gohlke, Vice President and Specialty Chemicals
and Products Team Lead at hgohlke@capitalsouthwest.com
or 713-962-0450.

Our experience:

Our current portfolio includes several companies within this sector. Our commitment to strategic growth is validated by more than 50 direct investments and more than 30 acquisitions including the following:

Chemicals

Jet-LubeRectorSealWhitmore's

Products

Alamo GroupBalco Inc.DPCEncore WireShockWatchSmoke Guard