Wind Point's Vertellus to Buy Dow's Sodium Borohydride Unit
December 09, 2014
Wind Point Partners portfolio company Vertellus has agreed to purchase the Sodium Borohydride (SBH) business, including associated assets, from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW). SBH manufactures sodium borohydride, which is used in the synthesis of fine chemicals such as pharma ingredients and agrochemicals. Vertellus, which was bought by Wind Point and others in 2007, supplies specialty chemicals to a variety of sectors including nutrition and agriculture.