Coat of many colours

Baker, John; Beacham, Will
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the success of SigmaKalon after its buyout by Bain Capital. After the buyout, SigmaKalon concentrated first on costs and financial performance, but then started to build an external growth engine with the capability to identify and close deals, and then integrate the acquired business within the company. Chief executive officer (CEO) Pierre-Marie De Leener expects to grow the company by 2-3% above market rates.


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