INEOS Enterprises to acquire Befesa’s Spanish sulphuric acid plant


Luxembourg, 14 December 2015 - Triton Fund IV Portfolio Company Befesa intends to sell 100% of the shares of Befesa Valorización de Azufre, S.L.U (BVA) to INEOS Enterprises, a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financials.

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INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 15 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its network spans 65 sites in 16 countries throughout the world generating a turnover of $54bn in 2014. INEOS products make a significant contribution to saving life, improving health and enhancing standards of living for people around the world. Its businesses produce the raw materials that are essential in the manufacture of a wide variety of goods: from paints to plastics, textiles to technology, medicines to mobile phones - chemicals manufactured by INEOS enhance almost every aspect of modern life.

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