Chemicals & Advanced Materials

Chemicals is the UK’s largest single manufacturing sector, representing 1.3% of GDP.  The sector directly employs c.180,000 people in the UK and provides vital input to several other manufacturing sectors.

Livingstone has a long track record advising specialist manufacturers across the pharmaceuticals, fuels, household and personal care, paint & polymers and flavours and fragrances sub-sectors on all aspects of M&A, capital raising and financing.

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    We fight your corner. But we don't stop there. We'll be with you for the long-haul, as your business grows, acquires and sells.
  • We are Unrelenting advocates

    We fight your corner. But we don't stop there. We'll be with you for the long-haul, as your business grows, acquires and sells.
  • We are Unrelenting advocates

    We fight your corner. But we don't stop there. We'll be with you for the long-haul, as your business grows, acquires and sells.
  • “I have known Neil Collen for many years, and I had no doubt on the Livingstone team capacity to help us in this transition process and identify a new owner for IQAP. Livingstone demonstrated their ability to navigate the complexities of a cross-border transaction, interacting both with national and international investors and their advisers, and they found the solutions that have led to the successful completion of a transaction that benefited all the parties involved. The experience, professionalism and dedication of the Livingstone team have been a key aspect for the success of this transaction.”
    Xavier Rovira, Founder, IQAP Masterbatch Group, S.L.
  • “Livingstone’s deep sector knowledge and the support of an integrated global team were invaluable in delivering an excellent outcome for all shareholders.”
    Jonathan Halford, Chairman, Metal & Waste Recycling
  • “Livingstone played a critical role in securing this excellent outcome for the Coryton shareholders.  The Livingstone team were always on top of the detail and on the front foot dealing with issues when they arose. Their knowledge of the sector and rigorous understanding of the business allowed them to reach a genuinely global buyer set.  They drove a very competitive process involving both trade and private equity bidders to achieve an outstanding result for us.”
    Roy Merritt, Partner, Coryton