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The Heubach Group and SK Capital Partners acquire global colourants business of Clariant

The Heubach Group (Heubach), a global producer of pigments, and SK Capital Partners (SK Capital), a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, have acquired Clariant’s Global Colorants Business (Clariant Pigments).

The combined business, which will operate under the Heubach brand, supplies a broad portfolio of organic, inorganic, and anti-corrosive pigments, pigment preparations, dyes, colourants and specialty materials. The company operates its global business from nineteen manufacturing facilities across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa, employing approximately 3,000 people. The headquarters of the Heubach Group will be established in Vienna, Austria.

The Heubach Group has also appointed Stefan Doboczky as Chief Executive Officer, effective 10 January, 2022. Doboczky joins the Heubach Group having most recently served as CEO of Lenzing AG, a specialist cellulosic fibres and biochemicals.

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