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OpenGate Capital acquires amphoteric surfactant business from Solvay SA

OpenGate Capital acquires amphoteric surfactant business from Solvay SA

OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of the North American and European amphoteric surfactant business from Solvay. As part of this transaction, the business has been renamed Verdant Specialty Solutions (Verdant), representing a new chapter of innovation and growth for the company. Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. 

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Metals trading and price intelligence platform Metalshub closes Series A round

Metals trading and price intelligence platform Metalshub closes Series A round

Metalshub, the metal industry’s first digital trading and price intelligence platform, has raised a USD11 million Series A financing round led by international growth VC Acton Capital with participation from existing investors Point Nine, Chrome Invest and several business angels. Using the fresh capital and the strong momentum of a record year, Metalshub will expand beyond Europe and targets USD1 billion GMV by the end of 2021.