Piper Sandler advises Fenzi on Partnership with Arsenal
London April 6, 2021 — Piper Sandler & Co. chemicals & materials investment banking group (The Valence Group) advised Fenzi Group, a global leading manufacturer and supplier of materials for flat glass processing, on its partnership with Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”), which is providing additional capital to help accelerate the growth of the company. Fenzi Group sees significant opportunities to geographically grow its core business, and through strategic acquisitions add technology and products to support the needs of its global customers.
Fenzi Group will remain as an independent company and continue its focus on being the most reliable global provider of advanced products for the secondary processing of flat glass and insulating glass units.
Alessandro Fenzi, CEO of Fenzi Group, will continue to oversee the company and drive its growth strategy. “This transaction will enable our company to grow and expand by accelerating investment in capacity, R&D capabilities and talent as well as strategic acquisitions. I am excited to see our customers worldwide benefit from this partnership”, said Alessandro Fenzi.
“We are delighted to support Alessandro and his team in future innovations, global expansion and strategic acquisitions for the benefit of the glass industry” added John Televantos, a Senior Partner at Arsenal.
About Fenzi Group
The Fenzi Group is the worldwide leader in chemicals for the glass processing industry. The Fenzi Group was founded in Milan in 1941, where it still has its headquarters, and now has twelve facilities in strategic markets across the continents, delivering high quality mirror backing paints, insulated glass sealants and spacers, and decorative glass paints. For more information, please visit www.fenzigroup.com.
About Piper Sandler
Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR) is a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm driven to help clients Realize the Power of Partnership®. The Valence Group was acquired by Piper Sandler and is a brand name used by the chemicals & materials group of the Piper Sandler investment banking division. Securities brokerage and investment banking services are offered in the U.S. through Piper Sandler & Co., member SIPC and NYSE; in Europe through Piper Sandler Ltd., authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority; and in Hong Kong through Piper Sandler Hong Kong Limited, authorized and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission. Private Equity products and fixed income advisory services are offered through separate investment advisory affiliates.