THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS – Seale & Associates, Inc. (“Seale”) announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Oxbow Sulphur, Inc., a subsidiary of Oxbow Carbon, LLC (“Oxbow”), on the sale of Oxbow Fertilizer, LLC, its North American fertilizer distribution and trading business, to Bruce Oakley, Inc. Oxbow Fertilizer distributes and trades liquid and dry bulk fertilizer products, including urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium thiosulfate, monoammonium phosphate, and diammonium phosphate, across the U.S. Corn Belt from strategically located facilities in Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

“We are pleased to have had the opportunity to advise Oxbow on this successful transaction,” said Robert Whitney, Managing Director at Seale. “As always, we appreciate the trust our clients put in us to provide solutions for their most important strategic initiatives.”

Oxbow Sulphur, Inc. is a marketing, logistics and distribution company specializing in sulphur, sulphuric acid, and fertilizers. Oxbow Carbon, LLC, headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, is one of the nation’s largest private companies. The company has become the world’s leading marketer of sulphur, petroleum coke, and calcined coke – a key ingredient in the manufacturing of aluminum. The company trades in other carbon and industrial products such as coal, gypsum, met coke, anthracite and activated carbon. Oxbow has significant operating assets globally including sea and land terminals, calcining plants, sulphur prillers, pet coke upgraders, and transportation assets. Oxbow has offices or facilities in approximately 25 countries and conducts business in almost 100 countries across the world. The company’s website is www.oxbow.com.

Bruce Oakley, Inc. is a diverse commodity trading, distribution, and transportation company. Its vertically integrated transportation system allows it to provide excellent service to an extensive customer base. Bruce Oakley has suppliers and customers all over the world, and is able to connect them in the most efficient ways. Bruce Oakley’s knowledge, experience, and global network support its operations and allows it to better serve its customers. For more information on the company, please visit www.bruceoakley.com.

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.