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SK Capital Acquires Florachem, a Manufacturer of Plant-based Ingredients

Published on 2022-05-04. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Sustainability / Natural Coatings    

Florachem-SK-Capital-Picture SK Capital has announced the acquisition of Florachem from an affiliate of Carmelina Capital, LLC.

Investment in Ingredients Businesses

Jonathan Borell, a managing director of SK Capital added, “SK Capital has significant experience investing in ingredients businesses, and we believe we have found a great opportunity to partner with Jon Leonard and his team to build a leading natural ingredients platform.”

Florachem, led by president and CEO, Jon Leonard, is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, where it has citrus and pine manufacturing and research and development capabilities.

Additionally, the Company is in the process of completing the construction of a new state-of-the-art, food-grade manufacturing facility that will expand Florachem’s capacity, add new capabilities, and support the Company’s strategic expansion of its natural citrus ingredient product line.

Jon Leonard and his team have built a tremendously successful platform with an industry-wide reputation for customer service, reliability, and quality,” said Mario Toukan, Managing Director of SK Capital. “We look forward to partnering with the Florachem team to continue to service its customer and supplier bases, expand the platform’s reach and capabilities, and accelerate growth.

We are extremely excited to partner with SK Capital, which shares our vision and strong set of values while bringing significant resources and relationships to the table,” said Jon Leonard. “SK Capital is committed to helping Florachem grow its business and capabilities, while protecting and enhancing our high-quality reputation in the industry.”

Source: SK Capital


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