Private Equity Consortium purchases DuPont Clean Technologies business

An international private equity consortium consisting of BroadPeak Global, Asia Green Fund, and The Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby the Group will purchase the Clean Technologies business of DuPont de Nemours for $510 million in cash.

As part of the transaction, Tensile Capital Management is providing preferred equity financing. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021 subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

The Group and DuPont are working together to execute a seamless transition plan that will serve Clean Technologies and its global customer base both reliably and safely.

Angelini Pharma acquires Arvelle Therapeutics

Italian healthcare company Angelini Pharma said on Monday it would buy Swiss-based private equity-backed Arvelle Therapeutics in an all-cash transaction valuing the biopharmaceutical company up to $960 million.

The deal is the biggest acquisition ever for the 100-year old privately-held Italian group, which aims to become a leading player among companies focused on the central nervous system and mental health disorder treatments.

Arvelle has received investment from a global syndicate including NovaQuest Capital ManagementBRV Capital ManagementAndera Partners, and KB Investments.