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Seale & Associates Advises Oxbow on Sale of Oxbow Activated Carbon to a Private European Investor Group

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Seale & Associates, Inc. announced that it advised Oxbow Carbon LLC on the sale of its Oxbow Activated Carbon business, a leading global provider of activated carbon filtration and purification solutions to customers across a broad range of industries and applications, to a European investor group with over 15 years’ of experience operating activated carbon businesses. The business has been re-named Puragen Activated Carbons and operates as a provider of superior, cost-effective activated carbon solutions.

“We are pleased to have completed another successful transaction for Oxbow and appreciate their continued trust in Seale & Associates,” said Robert Whitney, Managing Director.

Oxbow Carbon LLC, headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, is one of the nation’s largest private companies. The company is the world’s leading marketer of petroleum coke and calcined coke, and trades in other carbon and industrial products such as coal, gypsum, met coke and anthracite.
Oxbow has significant operating assets globally including sea and land terminals, calcining plants, pet coke upgraders, and transportation assets. Oxbow has offices or facilities in approximately 25 countries and conducts business in almost 100 countries around the world.

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. For more information, please visit


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