Chemicals is the UK’s largest single manufacturing sector, representing 1.3% of GDP.  The sector directly employs c.180,000 people in the UK and provides vital input to several other manufacturing sectors.   The Chemicals sector also supports other areas of the UK economy as it  invests significantly in continuous Research & Development and spends heavily on process plant and other capital equipment.  The Chemicals sector is currently benefitting from attractive R&D and other tax incentives and the UK is often regarded as an excellent business environment by international companies in the sector.

Livingstone has a long track record advising specialist manufacturers across the pharmaceuticals, fuels, household and personal care, paint & polymers and flavours and fragrancies sub-sectors on all aspects of M&A, capital raising and financing.

Featured Transactions

Cornhusker Energy Lexington, a leading producer of ethanol and distillers grain has been acquired by Chief Ethanol Fuels, Inc., a division of Chief Industries, Inc.
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Pinturas Benicarló, a manufacturer of high quality industrial paints, has been acquired by Ferro Corporation.
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What our clients say

Rafael Bueno, Shareholder and Commercial Manager

“We appointed Livingstone to implement a sale process of our company and we are very pleased with the result. Their experience and availability gave us reassurance and confidence throughout the process and they were instrumental in the successful completion of the transaction.”