Seale Advises Grupo Tampico on the Acquisition of Ditemsa Plastics

SALTILLO, MEXICO – Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Grupo Tampico, S.A. de C.V. (“Grupo Tampico”) on the acquisition of Ditemsa Plastics, S.A. de C.V., a leading provider of injection molding products and services for the automotive, appliance, and packaging industries based in Saltillo, Mexico.

Grupo Tampico is a diversified Mexican conglomerate with operations in plastics, automotive and truck retail, hotels, logistics, and real estate. The plastics division, founded in 1968, operates 2 manufacturing plants in Tultitlán and 5 distribution centers throughout Mexico.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information, please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 31st, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises W. R. Grace on the Sale of Four of its Materials Technologies Businesses

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND – Seale & Associates, Inc. (“Seale”) announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn. (“Grace”) on the divestiture of its flash chromatography instruments business to Büchi Corporation; its SPE cartridges business to S*Pure Pte. Ltd.; its Vydac® & select Alltech® analytical HPLC columns business to Hichrom, Ltd.; and its MODcol® preparative columns, packing services and equipment, additional Alltech® analytical HPLC columns, and select chromatography media businesses to Dr. Maisch GmbH. These businesses were part of Grace’s Materials technologies segment, which manufactures materials used in coatings, consumer, industrial, packaging, and pharmaceutical applications.

“We are pleased to have worked these deals for our client” said Carlos Hernandez, Vice President. Jim Seale, President of Seale & Associates, added “We are delighted to have had the opportunity to successfully manage additional transactions for Grace”.

BÜCHI Corporation is a division of BÜCHI Labortechnik AG, a Swiss manufacturer and global supplier of laboratory equipment to the pharma, chemicals, and food/beverage industries.

S*Pure Pte. Ltd., based in Singapore, is a laboratory and scientific equipment supplier.

Hichrom Ltd., based in the United Kingdom, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of HPLC and ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) columns and accessories.

Dr. Maisch GmbH, based in Germany, is a high-quality manufacturer and supplier of chromatography products.

W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of their customer partners around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information, please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 30th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises UTC Climate, Controls & Security on the Divestiture of Its Kidde de Mexico Fire Safety Solutions Business

FARMINGTON, CONNECTICUT and MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to UTC Climate, Controls & Security on the sale of its Kidde de Mexico, S.A. De C.V. (“KdM”) fire safety solutions business to Gulfstar XME, S.A.P.I. de C.V., an affiliate of EMX Capital.

Headquartered in Mexico City with operational headquarters in Ciudad del Carmen, KdM is a leading provider of equipment and services related to fire safety systems for the oil & gas, industrial and commercial sectors in Mexico. KdM’s capabilities include design and engineering, system integration, installation, commissioning, inspection and testing, maintenance and repair of fire safety systems.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a global provider of building technologies. Its fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high-performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information, please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 30th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises Intelectiva on the Acquisition of KFC Franchise in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – Seale & Associates, Inc. (“Seale”) announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Grupo Inversor Intelectiva (“Intelectiva”) on the acquisition of the Costa Rica KFC franchise (“KFC Costa Rica”), from QSR International, LLC (“QSR”). The acquired franchise includes 32 KFC stores located across the Costa Rican territory.

“We are excited about the acquisition of the Costa Rica KFC franchise, a highly successful and fast-growing quick-service restaurant chain with fantastic growth prospects in a country we know very well”, said Roberto González Alcalá, Chairman of Intelectiva. “We received valuable advice and exceptional service from our advisors at Seale & Associates, and we look forward to working with them on our M&A and corporate finance initiatives in the future”.

Intelectiva is a Mexican investment group with diversified interests in media, energy, and real estate. Intelectiva prides itself in developing profitable and innovative businesses that are both transformative and socially responsible.

QSR International is a multi-brand master franchise quick-service restaurant developer currently conducting business in 16 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. QSR owns and operates the master franchise for Quiznos, Smashburger, and Teriyaki Experience.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information, please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 29th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises Tyco International, Ltd. on the Sale of its Indian Fire Sprinkler and Hydrant Installation Business

BANGALORE, INDIA – Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) on the sale of its Indian fire sprinkler and hydrant installation business, headquartered in Bangalore, India.

“We are pleased to have had the opportunity to manage this multifaceted project for our client in India”, said Carlos Hernandez, Vice President. Seale first began working with clients in India 10 years ago. Over that time, Seale has provided solutions in India to clients operating in a variety of industries, including chemicals, filtration, food service equipment, and pumps and valves. “I am very pleased that our team so effectively managed this international transaction and that we had the opportunity to serve Tyco successfully on another transaction”, said Jim Seale, President of Seale & Associates.

Tyco is a global leader in fire and security solutions worldwide. Founded in 1960, Tyco is headquartered in Mahon, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey. Tyco serves over three million customers in 200 countries and employs approximately 57,000 professionals in over 1,000 locations around the world. The company generated more than US$10 billion in revenue in 2014.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information, please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 29th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises Grupo Tampico on the Sale of Holiday Inn Altamira to Fibra Inn

TAMPICO, MEXICO – Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Grupo Tampico, S.A. de C.V. (“Grupo Tampico”) on the sale of Holiday Inn Altamira to Fibra Inn (BMV:FINN13), a Mexican real estate investment trust specializing in hotels serving business travelers. Holiday Inn Altamira is Fibra Inn’s second investment in the Gulf of Mexico region, where significant demand for hotel rooms is expected given upcoming investments in the oil & gas industry due to recently passed energy sector reforms.

Grupo Tampico is a diversified Mexican conglomerate with divisions in automotive and truck retail, plastics, hotels, logistics, and real estate. Grupo Tampico’s real estate division owns and operates hotels, shopping centers and parking garages in and around the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Grupo Tampico is headquartered in Tampico, Mexico and was founded in 1912.

Fibra Inn is a Mexican real estate investment trust formed primarily to acquire, own, develop and rent a broad range of hotel properties in Mexico. Headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, Fibra Inn owns a high-quality portfolio of 21 hotels serving business travelers. Fibra Inn’s hotels are located in 12 states throughout Mexico, comprising 4,118 rooms, including 304 under construction.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 29th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale Advises Grupo Tampico on Automotive Retail Acquisitions

TAMPICO, MEXICO – Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Grupo Tampico, S.A. de C.V. on the acquisition of two automotive retailers based in the Northern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. The first acquisition involved the purchase of a Mazda dealership with three branches from Grupo Gesta Motors, headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, that operates Ford and Volvo dealerships in the state of Nuevo Leon. The second acquisition involved the purchase of Honda, Volkswagen and Seat dealerships from Grupo Fral in Tampico, Mexico.

Grupo Tampico is a diversified Mexican conglomerate with divisions in automotive and truck retail, plastics, hotels, logistics, and real estate. The automotive retail group is one of the largest in Northern Mexico selling a wide range of leading brands including Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Toyota, Mitsubishi and Mercedes Benz. Grupo Tampico is headquartered in Tampico, Mexico and was founded in 1912.

Seale & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital. For more information please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 29th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Seale & Associates Advises Kentz Corporation on the Acquisition of Alegro Projects and Fabrication

ALBERTA, CANADA – Seale & Associates, Inc. (“Seale”) announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Kentz Corporation Ltd. (“Kentz”), a leading global provider of complex engineering and construction specialty solutions to energy and resource clients, on its acquisition of Alegro Projects and Fabrication Ltd. (“Alegro”), an organization offering fabrication and construction services to the industrial sector in Western Canada.

Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a blue chip client base primarily in the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining and metals sectors. With over $1.5 billion in annual sales, Kentz has over 14,500 employees in 36 countries. Its three main business lines are Engineering and Projects, Construction, and Technical Support Services (TSS). It has a proven track record of delivering mechanical, electrical, controls and instrumentation engineering, construction and management services in some of the most remote locations on earth. Kentz is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ).

Alegro designs, fabricates, and installs piping, structural steel, and storage tanks, along with a range of other oilfield equipment. Alegro has completed a number of significant facilities projects in Alberta, for clients in a variety of sectors; in particular oil and gas. The Company has been in operation since 2004 and is based in Nisku, Alberta. Alegro has over 85 skilled employees, based in both the Nisku fabrication facility and on a number of project sites in Alberta. Alegro offers structural, mechanical and piping (SMP) fabrication, along with site construction capability.

Seale & Associates, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a global investment banking firm with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, and enterprise level strategy consulting. Our professionals are trusted advisors maintaining a high level of quality and integrity while presenting innovative ideas and solutions to address our clients’ most complex dealings. Seale Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Seale & Associates, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. All securities related transactions are cleared through Seale Capital, Inc. For more information please visit www.sealeassociates.com.

By | January 29th, 2017|News, Press Releases|0 Comments