MicroCare announces sale of business

MicroCare is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company specialising in cleaning, coating and lubricating fluids used in the manufacture and installation of a broad range of products in the electronics, medical, fibre optic and metal finishing industries

Capital Partners has completed a control investment in MicroCare, in partnership with the company's co-founder and senior management. MicroCare will continue to operate under the MicroCare, Sticklers and MicroCare Medical brands.

MicroCare is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company specialising in cleaning, coating and lubricating fluids used in the manufacture and installation of a broad range of products in the electronics, medical, fibre optic and metal finishing industries.

"We closed this investment in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis as the company has proven to be a strong, recession-resistant essential business, which should benefit from a growing global focus on cleanliness and increasing importance on telecom infrastructure," said Sarah Paquet, VP at Capital Partners.

Tom Tattersall, former MicroCare COO, will assume the role of MicroCare CEO. He said: "The sale of MicroCare was a very lengthy process to ensure we found the right fit for our company, our employees and our customers. We are pleased that Capital Partners recognises the strengths of the MicroCare business as well as its future potential."

"With Capital Partners on-going support, we are well-positioned to continue our sustainable, profitable growth. With further investments in product development, technology and distribution infrastructure, we remain committed to delivering a broad range of critical cleaning solutions and the value-added technical expertise and lab-support our distributors and end-users have come to expect from us."

Ed Tan, Managing Director of Capital Partners, added: "MicroCare is a perfect fit with our approach of partnering with great managers and investing in a business with strong organic growth potential and attractive strategic acquisition opportunities."

Since 1983 MicroCare has pioneered hundreds of environmentally progressive and sustainable products in response to their customers' evolving cleaning and coating needs.

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