Clearwater International advises the founders and Blue Equity on the sale of acti-Chem to Indutrade

Clearwater International has advised the founders and Blue Equity, on their sale of the innovative supplier of sustainable water treatment solutions, acti-Chem, to Indutrade, a global technology and industrial business group.

Established in 1995, acti-Chem has become a leading international supplier of sustainable water treatment solutions with subsidiaries in the UK and Germany, managing and optimising the quality of complex industrial process water. With a focus on reducing water usage, energy consumption and chemicals usage for its customers, the company offers a complete solution, including continuous process optimising, best available sustainable chemicals, equipment, and service, as well as follow-up and reporting to the customers and authorities.

Indutrade is an international industrial group that develops and acquires companies characterised by high-tech know-how and an ability to build enduring, close relationships with customers and suppliers. The group acquires well managed and profitable companies with a philosophy based on entrepreneurship and decentralised leadership. Today, the company operates through more than 200 subsidiaries with almost 7,000 employees in more than 30 countries.

Together, the parties will continue to develop acti-Chem and leverage on attractive market drivers such as increasing regulation and sustainable production across customer segments and geographical markets.