IMCD enters Brazil through the acquisition of Makeni Chemicals

September 13, 2013

De Brauw has assisted IMCD Group on the acquisition of a majority interest in Makeni Chemicals, a leading speciality chemical distributor in Brazil.

The Medrano founding family will keep a minority interest in the business, with Mr Reinaldo Medrano continuing as Managing Director of the company.


Makeni represents world class suppliers and covers a wide range of market sectors including coatings, construction, adhesives and plastics, personal care and nutrition. Makeni has a laboratory for quality control and two application labs, one for coatings and one for the nutrition segment.


Lead partner Anja Mutsaers: ‘IMCD has been focusing on its international growth strategy for years and has acquired many companies worldwide in the last few years. We are very happy to have IMCD as a regular client. Besides their matters in the Netherlands, we’re also doing work for IMCD in their international matters, such as takeovers in Indonesia, Singapore and this time in Brazil. ‘


Anja Mutsaers, Michael Schouten, Willemijne Adank, Maurits Jan Voogt , Okke Suurenbroek, Henk van Ravenhorst, Femke van Herk, Jolling de Pree, Willemijn Jonker¬† ‚Äč

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