Excellere Partners teams up with long-time specialty chemical industry leaders

In an effort to pursue further opportunities within the industry, Excellere Partners recently announced that it has partnered with two long-time specialty chemical industry leaders, Paul Turgeon and Boyd Wainscott.

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DENVER, CO, Oct. 16, 2014 -- In an effort to pursue further opportunities within the industry, Excellere Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm focused on partnering with middle-market entrepreneurs and management teams, recently announced that it has partnered with two long-time specialty chemical industry leaders, Paul Turgeon and Boyd Wainscott.

Turgeon and Wainscott, each with three decades of experience in senior specialty chemical leadership positions, will allow Excellere to quickly assess opportunities, broaden its investment considerations and accelerate the company's proprietary Value Creation Process.

According to Excellere Principal Patrick O'Keefe, "Having Paul and Boyd working with us allows Excellere to identify the most attractive segments and investment opportunities, efficiently perform due diligence and provide immediate value to companies following investment."

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Paul Turgeon
Turgeon has 30 years of specialty chemicals experience that includes leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he served as the president, COO and minority owner of BWA Water Additives, a global supplier of specialty water additives to industrial customers in over 80 countries.

According to Turgeon, "The increasing need for water in energy, industrial, agricultural, and potable applications is a global megatrend. Specialty chemicals play an increasingly important role by enabling more efficient and cost-effective use of water."

Wainscott
Boyd Waiscott
Wainscott brings over 30 years of animal health and specialty chemical experience, most recently serving as chairman and CEO of AHN International, a global distributor of animal health and veterinary products. Prior to that, he served as chairman and CEO of both Astor Corporation, a global developer and marketer of value-added specialty chemical products, and ADCO Global, a designer and producer of adhesives and sealants.

Wainscott's breadth of operational experience in the specialty chemical space and proven capability in applying business expertise across market segments makes him a valuable addition to Excellere's Strategic Alliance Program.


About Excellere Partners

Excellere Partners is a Denver-based middle-market private equity firm that has raised $737 million of committed capital across its two funds, Excellere Capital Fund I, L.P. and Excellere Capital Fund II, L.P. The firm specializes in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through majority recapitalizations and management buyouts. Excellere employs a buy-and-build strategy that provides its portfolio companies with capital as well as a proprietary value creation system designed to accelerate growth both organically as well as with strategic add-on acquisitions, while enhancing corporate infrastructure. For more information, visit http://www.excellerepartners.com.

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