Azelis SA

Azelis SA

Azelis SA

Date Founded



9 rue Sainte Zithe,Luxembourg 2763

Type of Company



Wholesale: Raw Materials
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Holding Companies

Company Description

Azelis SA engages in distribution of specialty chemicals. Its services include sampling, logistics, application laboratories, reach regulation, and food development kitchens. It caters to the animal nutrition, food and health, home care and industrial cleaning, personal care, pharmaceutical, electronics, lubricants and metalworking fluids, oilfield, rubber and plastic additives, textiles, and leather and paper industries. The company was founded by Hans Udo Wenzel in 1996 and is headquartered in Munsbach, Luxembourg.

Executives & Employees

Group Chief Executive Officer & Director

Group Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director, Benelux & France

Managing Director-Turkey

Managing Director, Iberia

Managing Director-Italy

Managing Director of Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Managing Director, Nordic

Managing Director, Poland & Ukraine

Managing Director, Canada

Board of Directors

Group Chief Executive Officer & Director at Azelis SA

President at Atlas Holding SA

Partner, Benelux at EQT Partners AB

Partner at EQT Partners AB

Member-Supervisory Board at ALTANA AG

Chief Financial Officer & Director at Azelis SA

Former Chief Sustainability Officer at Syngenta AG

Former Chief Financial Officer at Brenntag SE

Former Chief Information Officer at Bayer AG

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Recent Transactions
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EQT Partners AB, Azelis SA purchase Quimdis SAS from Kowa Co., Ltd.

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EQT Partners AB, Azelis SA purchase Coseal Co., Ltd.

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EQT Partners AB, Azelis SA purchase Vigon International, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onEQT Partners AB, Azelis SA purchase P-K Chemicals Ltd.

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Advised onAzelis SA purchases Ametech Srl

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Advised onEQT Partners AB, Azelis SA purchase Quimdis SAS from Kowa Co., Ltd.


Advised onApax Partners Ltd., Azelis SA purchase Koda Distribution Group, Inc. from Audax Private Equity, KODA Enterprises Group LLC resulting in a new company Azelis Americas, Inc.


Advised onApax Partners Ltd., Azelis SA purchase Koda Distribution Group, Inc. from Audax Private Equity, KODA Enterprises Group LLC resulting in a new company Azelis Americas, Inc.


Advised onApax Partners Ltd., Azelis SA purchase Koda Distribution Group, Inc. from Audax Private Equity, KODA Enterprises Group LLC resulting in a new company Azelis Americas, Inc.


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