Perstorp

A global leader in high growth niches
The Perstorp Group, a trusted world industrial leader, places focused and market-driven innovation at your fingertips. Our culture of performance builds on 130 years of experience and represents a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. As the global leader in high growth niches, such as powder and UV cured coatings, plasticizers, synthetic lubricants and grain preservation, we are committed to develop products providing essential properties to enhance the quality, performance and profitability of our customers’ products and processes. As we look to the future, we strive for the development of smarter and safer products and sustainable processes that reduce environmental impact and create real value in end-products. Perstorp has approximately 1,600 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Sales in 2016 amounted to more than SEK 11,3 billion. Discover your winning formula at www.perstorp.com.

Perstorp
Perstorp Holding AB
Neptunigatan 1
SE-211 20 Malmö
Sweden
+46 435 380 00
perstorp@​perstorp.com

Prague CE S.à r.l closes €234,000,000 of Senior Subordinated Notes due 2022

Perstorp December 14, 2017 - Perstorp Holding AB (publ) (“Company”) has been notified that, Prague CE S.à r.l, a private limited liability company (société à responsabilité limitée) organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (“Issuer”) today closed an offering of €234,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Subordinated Notes due 2022 (“Notes”). The Issuer was independently formed and is not an affiliate of the Company.

Perstorp announces the closing of €250,000,000 Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2022

Perstorp December 14, 2017 - Perstorp Holding AB (publ) (“Company”) today announced that it has closed the offering of its €250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes will bear interest at EURIBOR (with a floor of 0%) plus 4.25% per annum. The Notes will mature on September 15, 2022, subject to a springing maturity of (x) June 30, 2021 if the Company’s existing 11% Second Lien Notes due 2021 are not refinanced in full on or prior to June 30, 2021 or (y) September 30, 2021 if (i) the Company’s Mezzanine Facility Agreement is not (a) refinanced in full on or prior thereto or (b) extended in full on or prior thereto such that the termination date of the Mezzanine Facility Agreement is December 15, 2022.

Prague CE S.à r.l prices €234,000,000 of senior subordinated notes due 2022

Perstorp December 8, 2017 - Perstorp Holding AB (publ) (“Company”) has been notified that, Prague CE S.à. r.l, a private limited liability company (société à responsabilité limitée) organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and registered with the Luxembourg Register of Trade and Companies (Registre de commerce et des sociétés, Luxembourg), (“Issuer”) today priced an offering of €234,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Subordinated Notes due 2022 (“Notes”). The Issuer was independently formed and is not an affiliate of the Company.

Perstorp announces the pricing of €250,000,000 senior secured floating rate notes due 2022

Perstorp December 8, 2017 - Perstorp Holding AB (publ) (“Company”) today announced the pricing of €250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes will bear interest at EURIBOR (with a floor of 0%) plus 4.25% per annum. The Notes will mature on September 15, 2022, subject to a springing maturity of (x) June 30, 2021 if the Company’s existing 11% Second Lien Notes due 2021 are not refinanced in full on or prior to June 30, 2021 or (y) September 30, 2021 if (i) the Company’s Mezzanine Facility Agreement is not (a) refinanced in full on or prior thereto or (b) extended in full on or prior thereto such that the termination date of the Mezzanine Facility Agreement is December 15, 2022.

Perstorp launches world’s first portfolio of renewable polyols

Perstorp launches world´s first ISCC certified and renewable polyols. (Photos: Perstorp)Perstorp November 15, 2017 - Perstorp is announcing world’s first portfolio of renewable alternatives to the essential polyols Pentaerythritol (Penta), Trimethylolpropane (TMP), and Neopentyl glycol (Neo). The product portfolio will be globally launched at China Coat. The launch is a response to the fast growing global need for more sustainable Coatings, Resins and Synthetic Lubricants to mention a few. This means that Perstorp is the only chemical company in the world to offer all three essential polyols Penta, TMP and Neo in both traditional and renewable forms.

Perstorp and 3D4makers partner to launch Facilan™ next-generation 3D Printing filament

Perstorp and 3D4makers partner to launch Facilan™ next-generation 3D Printing filament. (Photos: 3D4Makers)Perstorp November 9, 2017 - Perstorp and 3D4Makers are developing a new generation of high quality, high performance filament. As the world’s first fifth-generation 3D filament, Facilan™ enables applications previously unobtainable with other 3D printing materials. Developed jointly by Perstorp and 3D4makers, Facilan delivers fit-for-purpose filaments for 3D additive manufacturing. Currently comprising three materials, the Facilan portfolio is designed to meet the toughest requirements for a wide range of medical and manufacturing products.

Perstorp stepping up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading its Capa™ plant in Warrington, UK

Perstorp stepping up commitment to Caprolactone market by upgrading its Capa™ plant in Warrington, UK.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 31, 2017 - Perstorp is securing the future of its Caprolactone business through a significant investment to upgrade its original monomer plant. The new equipment will be constructed using state of the art materials and the investment will future proof the production and even further increase security of supply.

Formic acid on EU register of feed additives as hygiene condition enhancer

Perstorp’s formic acid plant in Sweden. Perstorp is one of only 3 European formic acid producers.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 31, 2017 - A recent EU regulatory decision dated June, 2017, concerning Reg. 2017/940, will lead to huge modifications in feed industry daily practices. Formic acid is now classified in functional group 1n: “hygiene condition enhancers” of the EU register of feed additives for the coming decade. This means that it is now allowed to add formic acid to any raw material or feed as a bacterial decontaminating agent (including but not limited to Salmonella), to improve feed hygiene. For the time being formic acid is the only product approved for this application.

Top fire classification for Perstorp Akestra™ opens new opportunities in the construction business

(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp - August 22, 2017 - Akestra™ 110, the new transparent plastic, has received top-rated classification of fire safety for building & construction according to EN13501-1. The top classification B opens up a wide range of new applications in the construction industry.

Perstorp Capa™ grades 6500D and 6800D given food contact approval in US

Perstorp Capa™ grades 6500D and 6800D given food contact approval in US. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - July 18, 2017 - Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa™ for Bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. By adding Capa 6800D to its product portfolio, Perstorp can now offer a higher molecular weight product to give customers more choices and flexibility in finding the right formulation.

Leading specialty chemical group Perstorp takes an important step to strengthen its position in the Polyol market

Malmö - July 10, 2017 - Perstorp, the world leader in Neopentyl Polyhydric alcohols (Polyols), today announces the agreement for the acquisition of Polialcoli Srl from Polioli SpA. The agreement includes the Neo, TMP and TMPDE as well as the associated Formate businesses located at the Vercelli site (Italy). Included in the transaction are also technology, know-how and equipment. The 74 employees who are currently employed in the acquired company, are welcomed to the Perstorp group.

Online dietary electrolyte balance calculator launched on feedacidifiers.com

Perstorp’s dEB benefit calculator helps to make the benefits of optimizing dEB insightful. You can find it at www.feedacidifiers.com. (Photo: Shutterstock)Perstorp - July 5, 2017 - Did you know that increasing dEB for broilers by 100 milliequivalents (mEq) gives a performance improvement of almost 4% in slaughter weight? This and loads of other information can be found at Perstorp’s new dietary electrolyte balance calculator on www.feedacidifiers.com which shows the usefulness for nutritionists of calculating the dEB of their diets.

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