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Fredericks Michael & Co. advises SIMONA AG (DB: SIM) (DE) on the Acquisition of Boltaron Performance Products, LLC (US) 

Fredericks Michael & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SIMONA AG on Boltaron, Inc.’s (a newly formed, wholly owned Delaware corporation) strategic acquisition of Boltaron Performance Products, LLC. Boltaron Performance Products, LLC is a leading North American producer of thermoplastic sheet products for components used in aircraft and mass-transit vehicle interiors as well as for applications within the construction, chemical process and semiconductor industries. SIMONA AMERICA is a major manufacturer of polyolefins and polyvinyl chloride sheets and rods. The acquisition price consisted of cash.

In acquiring Boltaron, SIMONA AG has reaffirmed its strategy of expansion through targeted acquisitions in the important US plastics market as well as its commitment to unlocking new fields of application. With this acquisition SIMONA AG is able to cover the entire US market for engineering plastics, from high-volume commodity grades to high-performance products used in areas such as the aerospace industry.

FM&Co. advised SIMONA AG on a multi-step engagement process which included valuation, transaction structuring, and management of business, financial and legal due diligence, recommending negotiating strategies and tactics through closing of the transaction.

SIMONA AG is a manufacturer of thermoplastic products, with production facilities and sales offices around the globe. Its team of 1,200 employees brings together best-in-class expertise and an unrivalled passion for customer service, while its portfolio of 35,000+ items represents one of the most extensive and diverse product ranges worldwide. In 2012 Annual Turnover was approximately Euro 300 million. Annual production exceeds 100,000 tonnes. SIMONA AG is a stock corporation listed in the General Standard of the Frankfurt stock exchange. The company's registered office is in Kirn, Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany).
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About Boltaron Performance Products, LLC
Boltaron Performance Products, LLC is a privately owned company based in Newcomerstown, OH. The company is a leading North American producer of thermoplastic sheet products for components used in aircraft and mass-transit vehicle interiors. For more information, please visit

About Fredericks Michael & Co.
Established since 1984, Fredericks Michael provides distinctive financial advisory solutions to large corporations, private and family-controlled businesses, and financial sponsors seeking to execute cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic alliances in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
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