Neenah Acquires Coldenhove
Neenah Paper, Inc. announced on October 11 it had signed a definitive agreement to purchase all of the outstanding equity of W.A. Sanders Coldenhove Holding B.V. (“Coldenhove”). Coldenhove is a specialty materials manufacturer based in the Netherlands, with a leading position in digital transfer media and other technical products.
Coldenhove has annual sales of over $45 million with EBITDA of approximately $6 million. The company’s advanced media is a critical component used in dye sublimation, a growing method of digital image transfer. The purchase price is expected to be approximately $45 million, subject to final closing adjustments, and will be financed with available cash and short-term borrowings. Closing is expected to occur on November 1, and is subject to customary conditions.
“This acquisition adds to our technical products portfolio with products, technologies and a customer base that nicely complement our existing digital transfer business, further accelerating our participation in profitable growing markets,” says John O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer.