Nexeo Solutions Announces Successful Completion of Ultra Chem Acquisition

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nexeo Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXEO), a leader in chemicals distribution, announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Ultra Chem, S. de R.L. de C.V. (“Ultra Chem”), a specialty chemicals distribution business based in Mexico City, Mexico. This acquisition expands Nexeo Solutions’ presence in specialty chemicals in Mexico and Latin America.

“This acquisition creates meaningful value for our customers, suppliers and shareholders,” said Nexeo Solutions’ President and CEO, David Bradley. “With the strength of our platform and the addition of Ultra Chem’s capabilities, we have the portfolio and resources necessary to drive growth in Mexico.”

Aligned with Nexeo Solutions’ M&A objectives, Ultra Chem is a strong cultural fit with a leading market position and technical sales force. The acquisition improves overall specialty mix, introduces food and beverage as a new end market and expands Nexeo Solutions’ presence with specialty chemicals in Mexico and Latin America. Following the close of this transaction, operations will continue out of Ultra Chem’s existing facilities.

About Nexeo Solutions, Inc.

Nexeo Solutions is a leading global chemicals and plastics distributor, representing products from world-class producers to a diverse customer base. From product specification to sustainable solutions, the Company goes beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, coatings, personal care, healthcare, automotive and 3D printing. The Company leverages a centralized technology platform to identify efficiencies and create solutions to unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at

About Ultra Chem

Founded in 2000 in Mexico, Ultra Chem is a leader in sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals. Ultra Chem offers a comprehensive product portfolio with a focus in various industries: Food and Beverage, Personal and Home Care, Industrial Chemicals, Plastics, Flexible Foam PU, Coatings, Paints, Inks and Adhesives. In 2016, Ultra Chem was listed by ICIS Chemical as one of the Top Distributors in the Industry. Learn more at

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