Our Work

Adding Client Value

Future Materials Group has a clear track record of delivering significant growth and measurable value to our clients.  Our work is highly entrepreneurial; strengthening market positions, developing new products and services, engaging with new markets, validating opportunities, and building new competences and capabilities.

Recent Advisory Work

Sector: High Performance Reinforcements
Deal Type: Acquisition of Advanced Honeycomb Technologies
Value: $5 million USD
Future Materials Group exclusively advised Kordsa during the acquisition of Advanced Honeycomb Technologies, a US-based specialist aramid honeycomb manufacturer supplying the aviation and industrial markets. This transaction further extends Kordsa’s capabilities in the composite market.

Sector: High Performance Reinforcements
Deal Type: Sell Side. Sale of JSB Group to Gurit AG
Value: DKK 520 million (€70 million)
Future Materials Group was the sell side advisor to Verdane Capital and the JSB Group. This transaction will reduce steps in the supply of the global wind energy industry and thus reduce cost and increase supply chain effectiveness for wind energy customers.

Sector: High Performance Reinforcements
Deal Type: Acquisition of Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc
Value: $100 million USD
Future Materials Group was the exclusive advisor to Kordsa on this transaction (the company’s first in the advanced composites field), which will significantly strengthen both its global manufacturing presence and also its position in the United States, to become a leading player in the commercial aviation composite materials supply chain.

Sector: High Performance Plastics
Deal Type: Acquisition of Vaupell Holdings Inc.
Value: $265 million
Future Materials Group worked closely over several years with Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd to define the company’s strategy for growth, and to deliver acquisition assistance through extensive target search and validation, and full commercial and technical due diligence.

Sector: Additive Manufacturing
Deal Type: Growth Capital Raise
Value: Undisclosed
Strategic Advisor to SLM Solutions owners: set the company’s growth strategy, and structured, sourced and negotiated a multi-million growth capital investment by DPE Deutsche Private Equity.

Other recent work includes:

  • Business development planning and implementation for specialty chemicals companies entering into wind turbine market
  • Creation and implementation of business plans including turnaround and investment sourcing for Advanced Materials and Cleantech SMEs.
  • Executive and non-executive leadership for Advanced Materials and Cleantech companies embarking on significant change
  • Major reviews of Advanced Materials markets plus strategy planning including M&A for multinational corporations.
  • Cleantech business acquisition reviews and due diligence for private equity companies.
  • Major IP litigation management.
  • Technology review and innovation planning for Advanced Materials.
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