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Slide #31. Balchem Corporation — SensoryEffects
Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC)
Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company (d/b/a SensoryEffects), a privately held supplier of customized food and beverage ingredient systems, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri for a purchase price of $567 million in cash. SensoryEffects expects to have 2014 revenues of approximately $260 million and 2014 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of approximately $53 million. The acquisition purchase price reflects a multiple of 10.7 times estimated 2014 EBITDA, excluding any deal related costs and synergies. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to Balchem's earnings per share. The transaction consideration is subject to certain adjustments as provided in the definitive agreement and a substantial portion of the purchase price will be debt financed. The transaction is subject to certain regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions and is expected to close within the next forty days.
Balchem is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, medical sterilization and industrial markets. Co. has four reportable segments: Human Nutrition & Health, which provides human grade choline nutrients and mineral amino acid chelated products for nutrition wellness applications; Animal Nutrition & Health, which provides nutritional products in addition to basic choline chloride; Specialty Products, which provides ethylene oxide and propylene oxide; and Industrial Products, which provides certain derivatives of choline chloride, as well as manufactures and sells methylamines.
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