PQ Corp. sold to private equity firm

Published: Saturday, 30 June 2007

7 June 2007
Carlyle Group to buy sodium silicate producer PQ Corp. and parent Niagara Holdings for $1,500m.

The future of Philadelphia based PQ Corp. lies away from owners CCMP Capital Advisors LLC (CCMP), after an agreement was struck to sell the sodium silicate producer to private equity group, The Carlyle Group.   A $1,500m. deal was agreed between CCMP, formerly part of JP Morgan Partners LLC, and...

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