Bochemie Group, a Bohumín, Czech Republic-based producer of household care products, has received an equity investment of undisclosed amount from ARX Equity Partners.
ARX, a CEE focused private equity investment firm, will take a minority stake in the Group, joining current owner Benson Oak Capital.
The investment is intended to facilitate Bochemie’s strategy to continue to widen its business activities via acquisitions, in particular in the Central and Southeastern European household care sector.
Bochemie Group’s brands include SAVO, which is strong in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and ULTRA in Hungary. The Group is also a global supplier of high value added specialty chemicals, including disinfectants, fungicides, metal surface treatment chemicals and accumulator masses.
Other companies in the group are:
– EVM, the Hungarian manufacturer of household care products,
– Ekomor, the Czech engineering company,
– Permedia, a Polish based pigment manufacturer, and
– trading subsidiaries in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Russia.