Becker Underwood Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1982

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 479


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 12

Becker Underwood General Information


Manufacturer and marketer of specialty colorants and specialty colorant products. The company offers technologies for biological seed treatment and seed treatment pigments and polymers. It manufactures products for turf management, seed treatment, wood recycling, vegetation management, structural pest control and other agricultural purposes.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Agricultural Chemicals
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Specialty Chemicals
Corporate Office
  • 801 Dayton Avenue
  • Ames, IA 50010
  • United States

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Becker Underwood Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Becker Underwood Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Becker Underwood Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Becker Underwood Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Biological Control Products 12-Oct-2010 0000000000 Agricultural Chemicals 00000 000
Sub Sahara International 03-Apr-2006 0000000000 Horticulture 00000 000
Nitral Urbana 30-Jun-2005 0000000000 Agricultural Chemicals 0000000 0
Rizobacter 11-Aug-2004 0000000000 0000 Agricultural Chemicals
Bio-Care Technology 08-Mar-2004 Buyout/LBO Agricultural Chemicals 00000 000
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Becker Underwood Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Rizobacter 11-Aug-2004 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 000000 000000000
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Becker Underwood FAQs

  • When was Becker Underwood founded?

    Becker Underwood was founded in 1982.

  • Who is the founder of Becker Underwood?

    Jeffrey Becker and Roger Underwood are the founders of Becker Underwood.

  • Where is Becker Underwood headquartered?

    Becker Underwood is headquartered in Ames, IA.

  • What is the size of Becker Underwood?

    Becker Underwood has 479 total employees.

  • What industry is Becker Underwood in?

    Becker Underwood’s primary industry is Agricultural Chemicals.

  • Is Becker Underwood a private or public company?

    Becker Underwood is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Becker Underwood?

    The current valuation of Becker Underwood is 00.000.

  • What is Becker Underwood’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Becker Underwood is 000000.

  • How much funding has Becker Underwood raised over time?

    Becker Underwood has raised $51.5M.

  • Who are Becker Underwood’s investors?

    Allied Capital, Century Park Capital Partners, Norwest Equity Partners, and Tyree & D'Angelo Partners have invested in Becker Underwood.

  • When was Becker Underwood acquired?

    Becker Underwood was acquired on 21-Nov-2012.

  • Who acquired Becker Underwood?

    Becker Underwood was acquired by BASF.

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