Deal Announcement

Sagent Advisors advised Daicel in its acquisition of Special Devices, Inc. from Wayzata Investment Partners

19 Apr 2012

Sagent Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor to Daicel Corporation (TSE: 4202; “Daicel”) in its announced acquisition of Special Devices, Inc. (“SDI”) from Wayzata Investment Partners. SDI engages in the design, manufacture, production, marketing, distribution, and sale of pyrotechnic products used in a variety of applications including for automotive airbag inflators, seat belt pretensioners, and fire suppression systems. Daicel becomes the world’s second largest initiator manufacturer on a production basis and it intends to strengthen its global automotive inflator manufacturing business by sourcing initiators internally.

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