M/12/001 – OEP / Sonneborn

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by One Equity Partners IV, L.P. (OEP) of Sonneborn Refined Products B.V. and Sonneborn Inc. (Sonneborn) has been cleared by the Competition Authority.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday February 28, 2012 Thursday, March 22, 2012
Parties Involved Business activities
One Equity Partners IV, L.P.

OEP is the private investment arm of JP Morgan Chase, managing investments and commitments for the group in direct private investment transactions.

Sonneborn Refined Products B.V.

Sonneborn is a global manufacturer and marketer of refined speciality hydrocarbons, which are a by-product of crude oil refining. Sonneborn sells white oil, petrolatum and microcrystalline waxes to customers in Ireland.

Sonneborn Inc.


Economic sector Media merger
The targets manufacture and market speciality hydrocarbons refined from base oils. No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, March 9, 2012
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Barry O'Donnell

Tel: 01-804 5396, email: bod@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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