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Fenzi Group Announces Partnership with Arsenal Capital Partners

April 6, 2021

Milan, Italy — Fenzi Group, a global leading manufacturer and supplier of materials for flat glass processing announced today that it has partnered with Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”) who is providing additional capital to help accelerate the growth of the company.

Fenzi Group sees significant global 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. The Valence Group of Piper Sandler advised the Fenzi Group.

The Fenzi Group is the worldwide leader in chemicals for the glass processing industry. The Group was founded in Milan in 1941, where it still has its headquarter, and now has twelve factories in strategic markets across the continents, delivering high quality mirror backing paints, IG sealants and spacers, decorative glass paints. For more information, please visit www.fenzigroup.com.

About Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3 billion, completed more than 200 platform and add-on investments and achieved more than 30 realizations. The firm works with management teams to build strategically important companies with leading market positions, high growth, and high value–add. For more information, please visit www.arsenalcapital.com.