SK Capital completes acquisition of fireproofing technologies company Isolatek International
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SK Capital completes acquisition of fireproofing technologies company Isolatek International

Isolatek is leader in the production and distribution of proprietary passive fireproofing materials for commercial, industrial, petrochemical, and tunnel applications

  • By ICN Bureau | August 30, 2023

Funds advised by SK Capital Partners (SK Capital), a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, ingredients, and life sciences sectors, have acquired Isolatek International (Isolatek). Isolatek is a market leading manufacturer and supplier of passive fireproofing technologies. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Stanhope, New Jersey Isolatek is recognized as a worldwide leader in the production and distribution of proprietary passive fireproofing materials for commercial, industrial, petrochemical, and tunnel applications. Isolatek’s branded portfolio of fireproofing and acoustical and insulation products are known for their exceptional thermal performance, superior durability, and ease of application.

The company’s portfolio consists of products certified by the relevant regulatory standards (i.e. UL, EN, BS) which are comprised of both cementitious and intumescent offerings, as well as complementary substrates to meet customer needs and preferences for structural projects. In addition to its technologies, Isolatek offers on-site support and technical service to ensure installations meet the required specifications worldwide.

“Isolatek has built a differentiated business with a leading and broad portfolio of UL, EN, and BS-tested products providing significant value to customers. We are excited to be partnering with Isolatek’s current leadership team to build on the Company’s solid reputation in the market and drive the next phase of growth. As experienced investors in the coatings and specialty materials sectors, SK Capital can leverage its existing portfolio and network to create additional expansion opportunities for Isolatek,” said Jon Borell, a Managing Director of SK Capital.

“We are excited to partner with SK Capital and look forward to this exciting new chapter for the company,” said Scott Schwartz, CEO of Isolatek. “SK Capital is the ideal partner for Isolatek given its track record in the specialty materials market and differentiated industry insight. We plan to continue to invest in the business and deliver innovative solutions to protect people through our material technologies.”

Goodwin Procter LLP acted as legal counsel to SK Capital. Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL acted as legal counsel to Isolatek. Debt financing was provided by Bank of America.

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