Established in 1975, Phiroze Sethna manufactures sealants and adhesives for the automotive industryand is one of the oldest players in this sector in the country with several marquee customers. Phiroze Sethna also has a wholly owned subsidiary, Gramos Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd., which manufacturesproducts used in paint shops in the automotive industry.
“This acquisition marks Chembond’s entry into a new range of products catering to an existing customerbase in a high growth industry that needs innovative solutions towards lighter and stronger materials.Chembond and Phiroze Sethna will continue to invest in newer technologies required to be a leadingpartner to the Indian automotive industry”, says Mr. Sameer V. Shah, Chairman and Managing Director,Chembond Chemicals Ltd.
“Our decision to acquire Phiroze Sethna and Gramos was based on a number of factors, including a strategy to invest in, consolidate and horizontally grow our businesses,” adds Mr. Nirmal V. Shah,Managing Director, Chembond Chemicals Ltd.
Law Charter were the legal advisors to Chembond and YMS Partners LLP, the M&A advisors to
Chembond for the transaction.