| The KAPLAN GROUP of Companies is a private investment
firm with in-depth knowledge in the chemical and basic materials industry.
The firm’s unique experience and expertise dates from the major
expansion of the chemical industry in the late 1950’s.
Today, The KAPLAN GROUP of Companies is leveraging this knowledge base by investing
its capital with its partners maximizing the economies of scale
and scope that come from investing across asset classes that include;
private equity, mezzanine debt and other appropriate investment
Due to The KAPLAN GROUP of Companies’s tremendous depth of core industry global
expertise and network of contacts, the group is able to: identify,
evaluate, and complete investments across the many sectors of the
chemical and related industries, while remaining very sensitive
to issues related to risk. The group seeks investments in which
the combination of assets and optimization of production value can
be leveraged to provide value to its partners while maximizing investment
risk mitigation. The firm seeks to take advantage of the macro shifts
in production and consumption and the technology changes that will
reshape particular sub sectors of the global chemical and related
The firm’s global partners and network provide the comprehensive
expertise to pursue investments across a diverse range of chemical
and related industry sectors. The firm’s core expertise is
in organic and inorganic industries, ranging from the high value-added
petro-chemical sector to the industrial mineral sector. The KAPLAN GROUP of Companies and its equity partners continue to make significant investments
in infrastructure, production and technology related to the basic materials and manufacturing industries on a worldwide basis.