Not Disclosed | CENTAURI Technologies (logo) Has Been Acquired by Aurorium (logo) | March 2023

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to CENTAURI Technologies, LP (CENTAURI) in connection with its sale to Aurorium, a portfolio company of Pritzker Private Capital. The transaction closed on March 1, 2023.

About the Companies

CENTAURI, based in Pasadena, Texas, is a technology-driven manufacturer of specialty materials and chemical formulations, serving a global customer base in high-growth personal care, coatings, and transportation markets. Founded in 1995, CENTAURI is a committed, reliable partner with unique capabilities in both fixed-bed and agitated reaction systems, providing specific expertise in high-pressure and high-temperature processes, as well as a strength in high-efficiency product separations to drive high product purity.

Aurorium (formerly known as Vertellus), based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a global provider of specialty chemicals, manufacturing key ingredients for fundamental consumer necessities. The company’s specialty ingredients and performance-enhancing materials enhance quality of life, support health and wellness, and enable customers to deliver value-added solutions. Key industries served include personal and home care, coatings and adhesives, energy and electronics, healthcare, food and beverages, agriculture, transportation, and paper and packaging.

Pritzker Private Capital, based in Chicago, Illinois, partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products and services sectors. The firm’s differentiated, long-duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. Pritzker Private Capital builds businesses for the long term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies.

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