Munich, 18.08.2016. Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading equity investors, has a majority stake in United Initiators (“UI”) together with management.

Previous owners were Vision Capital and Speyside Equity. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The company, based in Pullach near Munich, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of chemical initiators.

Prof. Dr. Alexander Götz, partner of Blättchen & Partner GmbH, advised the management team of United Initiators as part of the transaction.

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