THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intervale Capital ("Intervale"), an energy-focused private equity firm, has made an equity investment in Aegis Chemical Solutions, LLC ("Aegis"), an oilfield chemicals and water treatment business headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. Aegis provides oil and gas production chemicals and chlorine dioxide treatment services to customers in major oilfield markets, with a particular focus on the Permian Basin of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. The transaction merges Aegis with Mid-Chem, Inc., a Midland, Texas-based production chemicals business, and positions Intervale as the majority owner of Aegis.
Charles Cherington, Managing Partner at Intervale, commented, "We are very pleased to partner with an excellent team at Aegis to grow the company into a premier independent oilfield chemicals provider. We believe there is a tremendous opportunity for Aegis to expand its products and services within its existing Permian Basin footprint and to other major producing regions."
Intervale plans to invest additional capital to expand Aegis's geographic reach and to strengthen its product and service offering.
Existing Intervale portfolio companies include Proserv Group (offshore and subsea equipment and services), TEAM Oil Tools (completions equipment and services) and Allied Oil & Gas Services (cementing and acidizing services).
About Aegis Chemical Solutions:
Aegis provides a full range of production chemicals and related services, as well as chlorine dioxide and associated well treatments. The company is headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas, with operations in Midland, Texas and other areas of the Permian Basin.
About Intervale Capital:
Intervale Capital is an energy-focused private equity firm, with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and an office in Houston, Texas. Intervale invests exclusively in middle-market oilfield services and manufacturing companies and related technologies. The firm has more than $650 million under management and is currently investing from its second fund.
SOURCE Intervale Capital