Appoints Patrick Jones as Vice-President to Lead Effort

The CHEMARK Consulting Group, Inc of Southern Pines, NC announces the expansion of its Mergers and Acquisitions practice with the formation of the CHEMARK Mergers & Acquisitions Group and the appointment of Patrick Jones as Vice-President, CHEMARK Mergers & Acquisitions, to lead the effort — effective immediately.

CHEMARK is a well-recognized and respected global management consulting firm
specializing in value chain participants within the coatings, adhesives, sealants and the specialty chemical industries.

The CHEMARK M&A Group provides clients — typically private or closely-held small to middle market companies in CHEMARK’s core markets – with M&A-related services and consulting, ranging from target identification and initial due diligence through transaction structure, closing and post-acquisition integration support.

The CHEMARK M&A Group works closely with clients in all areas associated with changes in business ownership, including but not limited to the following scenarios:
• Acquisition and Divestiture
• Restructuring
• Succession Planning / Businesses in Transition
• MBO, Roll-Up Programs
• Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
• New Ventures / Early-Stage Companies

Additionally, with access to private equity funding and other financial resources, the CHEMARK M&A Group helps clients navigate the complexities associated with large, one-time financial transactions.
• Financing
• Deal Structure
• Valuation
• Negotiation
• Due Diligence
• Competitive Intelligence
• Market Analysis
• Key Personnel Assessment
• Integration Support and Assistance

“The creation of the CHEMARK Mergers & Acquisitions Practice is a natural evolution and extension of our capabilities as we have served the coatings, adhesives, paints, sealants and specialty chemicals industries for over 39 years, continuing to broaden our footprint to better provide improved insight into our clients industries.

With over 25 years in fields of specialty chemicals, coatings, paints, adhesives, and sealants, and holding a variety of high level general management positions, Pat Jones is a natural leader and has developed M&A methods that reduces the client labor while adding competent M&A capabilities to the acquisition or divestiture equation. Pat, being an impact player, will make CHEMARK an even better specialty consulting company,” says, Phil Phillips, President of CHEMARK.