Agilex Fragrances Acquires Creative Fragrances
November 16, 2016
16 November 2016
Agilex Fragrances has acquired the assets of Texas-based Creative Fragrances Ltd. This strategic combination will enhance Agilex’s role as the leading middle market fragrance company in the United States.
With recognized expertise in Air Care, Home Care, Personal Care, and Fine Fragrance as well as Industrial & Institutional applications, Agilex is the preferred creative fragrance partner for companies seeking to maximize the value of their brands. Agilex CEO Ray Hughes stated, “The addition of Creative Fragrances Ltd. to the Agilex portfolio further strengthens our position in the United States by enlarging our presence in certain geographies and making our product line available to a whole new group of fragrance clients”.
Creative Fragrances Ltd. was established in 1980 and has expanded organically since then. President Craig Neely added, “Everyone at Creative Fragrances Ltd. appreciates the trust our customers have placed with us in the past, and firmly believes that Agilex’s unique combination of large company resources and small company values makes them the perfect partner. Agilex offers the highest quality fragrances, world-class customer service, comprehensive regulatory support, and superior manufacturing capabilities. There will be a seamless transition. We are also very excited that our clients have now immediate access to the additional expertise and resources of Agilex.”
Agilex Fragrances has manufacturing facilities in Branchburg, NJ, Canton, GA and Zhaoqing, China, along with a Creative Center in Piscataway, NJ. Creative Fragrances Ltd.’s Dallas, TX operations will be absorbed into these existing Agilex facilities. Agilex Fragrances’ management has also expressed a desire to transition a number of the current staff of Creative Fragrances Ltd., LLC.
ABOUT CREATIVE FRAGRANCES LTD. Since 1980, Creative Fragrances Ltd. (CFL) has been a wholesale creator and manufacturer of fragrances. CFL specializes in fragrances for air fresheners, candles, cosmetics, potpourri and soap as well as all household, personal care, industrial and institutional products, with thousands of fragrances in their library. Additional information is available at www.creativefragrances.com.
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About Agilex Fragrances
Headquartered in Piscataway, New Jersey, Agilex is the leading provider of fragrance compounds and delivery systems in the middle market. The Company possesses leading creative and technical capabilities for the customers it serves, which are primarily manufacturers of air care, personal care, industrial and institutional and household products throughout the United States. Additional information about Agilex is available at www.agilexfandf.com.
About MidOcean Partners
MidOcean Partners is a premier New York-based alternative asset manager that specializes in middle market private equity and alternative credit investments. Since its inception in 2003, MidOcean Private Equity has managed over $4.5 billion of committed capital and has targeted investments in high-quality middle market companies in the consumer and business services sectors. MidOcean Credit Partners was launched in 2009 and manages approximately $8 billion across a series of alternative credit strategies, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), and customized separately managed accounts as of March 31, 2019.
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