Strategic Buyer Seeks Oil and Chemicals Distributors

Calder Capital has been retained to assist a strategic buyer in acquiring a distribution company focused on oil and lubricants, car wash chemicals and equipment, or fluid and chemical supplies. Particularly of interest are businesses in the industrial lubricant or metal working spaces.

Our client is searching for a business in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, or Illinois that is generating $5M+ in revenue.

Acquisition Criteria:

Target: Industrial distributor of products in the oil and lubrication, filtration, car wash supply and equipment, or chemicals and fluids supply markets. Related industrial and environmental service companies serving these markets are also of interest.

Geography: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and/or Illinois.

Revenue: $5M+.

Valuation/Deal Structure: Our buyer is looking for a company with a strong management team in place.

About Our Client:

Our client has established itself as a premier leader providing services and the highest quality of oil products, lubricants, and supplies to customers throughout the Great Lakes region for nearly 40 years. The company strives to exceed customer expectations with the services it provides – product supply, oil analyses, advertising support, marketing programs, and equipment loan programs. Our client maintains a robust relationship with one of the nation’s leading OEM brands in the oil industry.

Our client features a strong team and community-based culture and is looking for a complementary business, in terms of the type of industry focus and end markets. Our client is looking to be active in the day-to-day with the business they acquire and uphold its legacy for generations to come.

If you are interested or know of a potentially interested party, please fill out the form below or contact:

Hannah Nabhan
Direct: 219-841-2064
[email protected]

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