Key Facts

Business ModelProducer of TAED, an organic chemical compound used as a bleach activator in laundry detergents
Turnoverca. 40 million euros p/a
Staff complement50
Acquisition dateDecember 2010
Investor advised by DUBAGDeutsche Unternehmens Beteiligungen AG
ExitJuly 2012

Operational Details

  • Non-core business of Henkel, the former shareholder and seller
  • Complex and intransparent structures
  • Single customer relationship between IDC and Henkel
  • Unfortunate arrangements for the operations on a site shared with neighboring chemical company

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