Arsenal Acquires Arnco

Arnco is the first acquisition of Arsenal under the umbrella of Dash Multi-Corp. (Dash), a platform portfolio company focusing on the specialty technologies of polyurethane systems, vinyl plastisols and recycled rubber products.

The investment in Dash followed Arsenal’s specialty industrial investments in 2012 in IGM Resins, Plasticolors Inc., Evonik’s Colorants business and Fluoro-Seal Holdings.  The firm’s current investments in the industrials sector include IGM Resins, a leading provider of intermediates to the global ultraviolet (“UV”) radiation cure coatings, inks and adhesives industry; Chromaflo Technologies, (combination of Plasticolors Inc. and Evonik’s Colorants business), the largest independent global pigment dispersion platform; Fluoro-Seal Holdings, a leading provider of unique plastic barrier, adhesion and surface enhancement products and services as well as manufacturer of value-added materials; Royal Adhesives & Sealants, a leading producer of proprietary, high-performance adhesives, sealants and coatings.  Previous investments in the sector include Genovique Specialties, IDQ Holdings, Novolyte Technologies, Sermatech International, Velsicol Chemical, and Vertellus Specialties.

Arsenal recently announced the completion of Arsenal Capital Fund III LP with $875 million of committed capital, exceeding its target of $750 million.  The firm’s previous fund, Arsenal Capital Partners II LP, was raised in 2006 with $500 million of committed capital.  Arsenal now has over $1.6 billion of committed capital under management.

About Arsenal Capital Partners

Formed in 2000, Arsenal Capital Partners is a leading New York-headquartered private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrial and healthcare companies.  Arsenal makes investments in sectors where the firm has significant prior knowledge and experience.  The firm targets businesses that have the potential for further value creation by working closely with management to accelerate growth and leverage the firm’s operational improvement capabilities.  For additional information on Arsenal Capital Partners, please visit

About Dash Multi-Corp Inc.

Dash Multi-Corp Inc. is a company based in St. Louis, MO which manufactures custom formulated polyurethane systems, specialty vinyl plastisols and recycled rubber products.  The business also manages one of the largest tire recyclers in the United States, which processes approximately 35 million pounds of tires each year which the company converts into environmentally preferred “green” recycled rubber products, keeping rubber waste out of landfills.  For additional information on Dash Multi-Corp Inc. please visit

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