Auratum Group, Finnish Industry Investment and other sellers – Sale of IonPhasE to Croda International Plc

We acted as the legal advisor to Auratum Group, Finnish Industry Investment and all the other shareholders and option holders of IonPhasE in the sale of all the shares and option rights in IonPhasE to Croda.

Established in 2001, Finnish technology company IonPhasE is a leading manufacturer of static dissipative polymer additives, commonly known as permanent antistatic additives. These additives are used to control static electricity in plastics and are utilised in wide range of global markets including the electronics and semiconductor, chemical, food, automotive and consumer appliances industries. IonPhasE is headquarted in Tampere, Finland.

Established in 1925, Croda is the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world’s biggest and most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.