Cadmium | March 03, 2022
Cadmium and SB Expos & Events announced that they have formed a partnership that strengthens the software and service offerings of both organizations in the live event industry.
The strategic alliance leverages managed services to help meeting planners maximize the value of event management technology. Cadmium is an award-winning event and learning technology provider offering continuing educational, professional development, and content management solutions. SB Expos & Events is an association expo sales and event services provider.
"Cadmium remains the gold standard for meeting and expo management software, offering superior online services that provide virtual revenue options and that save time and effort for event planners and participants. We are excited to partner with the Cadmium brand and look forward to working with its clients as they use the platform's features to maximize the effectiveness of their events."
Jennifer Kerhin, CEO of SB Expos & Events
SB Expos & Events will provide comprehensive managed services to help event planners maximize the potential of the Cadmium platform. Leveraging their expert knowledge of Cadmium's suite of products, SB Expos & Events will enable customers to simplify integration, reduce operating costs, and increase the revenue generated by live events. Products of focus include Cadmium's registration, registration lead retrieval, speaker management, mobile app, website, and exhibitor management solutions.
"Our partners at SB Expos & Events have extensive knowledge of Cadmium's event technology products," said Paul Zickert, vice president of partnerships at Cadmium. "This partnership will help meeting planners streamline event management and maximize revenue at conferences, trade shows, and education meetings. Together, we will set our customers up for success as they navigate the changing event landscape."
Through a combination of event technology and managed services, Cadmium and SB Expos & Events will maximize revenue earned through sponsorships, registration, and advertisements in the live events sector.
About SB Expos & Events
SB Expos & Events takes a team-based, full-service approach to deliver creative and financially lucrative solutions for association events. As a technology-driven company, we are uniquely positioned to integrate live and hybrid components of your event. We maximize success and profitability through the sales of exhibits, sponsorships, registration, and advertising while reducing expenses by optimizing event management practices.
Cadmium simplifies the production of live, hybrid and virtual events and maximizes the value of online learning with a single, flexible platform designed to capture the chemistry of people, ideas and knowledge. The company's software products are trusted by more than 1000 content-driven organizations worldwide to generate revenue, drive customer retention, and lower operational costs for their events and education initiatives.
Polyventive | December 13, 2021
Polyventive LLC has acquired the Surfactants and Dyes & Pigments businesses of Tri-TexCo Inc and Trichromatic-West, Inc from SK Capital Partners.
Tri-Tex is a specialty manufacturer of surfactants, dyes, pigments, and water-based polymers used in Textile, Personal Care, Cleaning and Industrial applications. Tri-Tex backs its products with comprehensive technical, applications, supply chain and logistics expertise. Tri-Tex has manufacturing facilities in Quebec, Canada and Los Angeles, California.
"The addition of the Tri-Tex team, product portfolio, applications expertise, and manufacturing facilities advance Polyventive's strategy to become the premier North American developer and supplier of cost effective, environmentally forward solutions in all of our targeted growth areas."
Zay Risinger, President of Polyventive
Concurrent with this transaction, Tri-Tex sold its adhesives business to Meridian Adhesives Group.
About Polyventive LLC
Polyventive is a leading North American manufacturer of specialty chemical solutions for the HI&I, Water Treatment, Personal Care, Construction, Soft Floor Covering, and Textile industries. Polyventive's manufacturing, technical capabilities, applications expertise, and focus on solving customer problems has made it the first choice for industry leading solutions. With manufacturing and logistics facilities located in Northwest Georgia, USA, the company has best-in-industry service levels that underpin its commitment to meeting its customers' needs.
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H.I.G. Capital | November 02, 2021
H.I.G. Capital a leading global alternative investment firm with over $45 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that its portfolio company, USALCO, LLC (“USALCO”), has completed a merger with G2O Technologies LLC (“G2O”), a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”). Ken Gayer, the current USALCO CEO, will lead the new company which will continue to bear the name USALCO
The USALCO and G2O merger creates one of North America’s leading water treatment chemical producers with 27 sites extending from California to Puerto Rico. The combined company will have in-house transportation capabilities and offer a range of products, including aluminum and iron salts, organic polymers, and specialty blended formulations.
“This merger marks an exciting milestone for our customers, employees, and stakeholders who depend on our services Our complementary products and broader geographic reach will allow us to offer an expanded set of solutions that help improve our customers’ water treatment processes and protect our water resources.”
Ken Gayer, CEO of USALCO
We are very excited about the combination and look forward to partnering with Arsenal,” said Keval Patel, Managing Director at H.I.G. “This is a transformational step in USALCO’s strategy of becoming a leading provider of specialty water treatment solutions in North America.”
Roy Seroussi, Investment Partner at Arsenal, added, “This partnership will accelerate the technology and innovation advancements in the water infrastructure sector. We look forward to collaborating with H.I.G. and the USALCO management team.”
USALCO has demonstrated a strong track record of growth throughout its history. Including G2O, USALCO has completed four strategic transactions since H.I.G. recapitalized the business with Peter and David Askew in June 2020. USALCO acquired AlChem Specialties, LLC and CalCHEM Specialties, LLC in December 2020 and ALTIVIA’s water treatment business in September of this year.
USALCO is a leading provider of high-quality specialty chemicals used in water and wastewater treatment and other industrial applications in the United States. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, USALCO operates 27 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. For more information.
About G2O Technologies
G2O Technologies was formed in early 2020 through a merger of Gulbrandsen and GEO Specialty Chemicals water treatment divisions. G2O supplies specialty chemicals for the water, wastewater treatment and industrial manufacturing markets. Headquartered in Phillipsburg, NJ, G2O operates 15 manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.
H.I.G. is a leading global alternative assets investment firm with over $45 billion of equity capital under management.* Based in Miami, and with offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the U.S., as well as international affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies, utilizing a flexible and operationally focused/ value-added approach. Since its founding in 1993, H.I.G. has invested in and managed more than 300 companies worldwide. The firm’s current portfolio includes more than 100 companies with combined sales in excess of $30 billion.
About Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-market industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of more than $7.0 billion, completed more than 200 platform and add-on investments and achieved more than 30 realizations. The firm works with management teams to build strategically important companies with leading market positions, high growth, and high value–add.