Ascensus Specialties LLC

Overview

Deal Type Mergers & Acquisitions
Client & Transactional Partners Ascensus Specialties LLC
Wind Point Partners
New Mountain Capital
Our Role Exclusive Sell-Side Advisor

Summary

KeyBanc Capital Markets (“KBCM”) successfully advised Ascensus Specialties LLC (“Ascensus” or the “Company”) on its sale to New Mountain Capital (“NMC”) and Wind Point Partners (“WPP”). Ascensus engaged KBCM to serve as its Exclusive Sell-Side Advisor based on its industry-leading Chemicals & Materials Practice, proven M&A execution capabilities and longstanding relationship with WPP.

Headquartered in Bellevue, WA, Ascensus is a leading U.S. based provider of specialty chemicals for use in critical global Life Sciences and Specialties markets and applications. Ascensus is the #1 global producer of Dry Sodium Borohydride, Liquid Sodium Borohydride, Specialty Alcoholates and Specialty Boranes. The Company also provides industry leading technical capabilities and application expertise within its state- of-the-art R&D facilities.

Founded in 1984, Wind Point Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on partnering with top caliber executives to acquire well-positioned middle market businesses to drive maximum value creation. WPP has a proven expertise with Chemicals, Industrial Products, Business Services and Consumer Products.

Founded in 1999, New Mountain Capital is a global alternative investment manager with private equity, credit, public equity and net lease strategies. NMC has a proven expertise in Chemicals, Healthcare and Industrial Services.

Recent Deals

November 2022

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$20MM

Construction loan & LIHTC equity

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Low Income Housing Tax Credits

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The Heron apartments

$20 Million

High Leverage Bridge Loan

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has received a $500 million equity investment from

 

 

$500 Million

Sell-Side Advisor

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$185 Million

Exclusive Sell-Side Advisor

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$3 Billion

Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Syndication Agent

Debt Capital Markets

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Richland Marketplace

 

$16.79 Million

Acquisition

Lender

Life Company

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$90 Million

Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Left Lead Arranger
Joint Bookrunner
Administrative Agent

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Marylhurst Commons

$58.7 Million

Construction
Freddie Mac
Low Income Housing Tax Credits

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$153 Million

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing

Structuring Agent

Debt Capital Markets

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$260 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

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Private Placement

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Southern Col MidCo, LLC

$170 Million

Senior Secured Notes

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Private Placement

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$130 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

Joint Lead Placement Agent

Private Placement

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Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin Corporation)

$100 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

Sole Placement Agent

Private Placement

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$600 Million

Delayed Draw Term Loan

$700 Million

Bridge Revolver

Joint Lead Arranger
Joint Bookrunner

Debt Capital Markets

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Welltower 

$750 Million

Unitranche Joint Venture

First mortgage financing available for seniors housing & skilled nursing facilities

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Welltower 

$5.2 Billion

Senior Unsecured Credit Facility

Joint Lead Arranger
Administrative Agent

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