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Marral Chemicals acquired by Bristol Water Group

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Marral Chemicals was established in 1984 and is a market leader of a wide range of specialist water treatment services with unrivalled technical expertise in both chemical developments and application into bespoke solutions.  The Company’s patented chemical applications pose a unique opportunity for an acquirer to capitalize on its growth potential.

The shareholders were nearing their chosen retirement age; they felt that the significant potential within the business, and the next stage in its growth cycle would best be delivered by a company with greater financial resources.  The owners retained BCMS Corporate to help them with the planning and preparation necessary for the sale of the business.

The BCMS process identified interested parties and a suitable buyer through market research, detailed and thorough analysis of the Company and pitching the business to interested parties including the acquirer. Bristol Water Group is a well established business which offers extensive water services including:  treatment (raw and potable), chlorination, legionella services, analytical services, Reduced Pressure Zone (RPZ) valves, audit of water use, water saving measures and tank refurbishment.

BCMS Corporate is an independent corporate advisory firm with over 20 years experience selling privately owned small and medium-sized businesses. BCMS Corporate currently employs over 200 professionals with offices in North America, Western & Eastern Europe, and Asia.

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Posted May 2010
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