|Seera Investment Bank, a Shari'a compliant investment bank headquartered in Bahrain, announced the sale of BWA Water Additives (BWA), a UK based company in a transaction valuing the company at around $ 300 million. The sale has generated a total return on investment of around 70% over a holding period of slightly over two and a half years with an IRR of around 20%.
BWA is the world-leader in the development and supply of specialty chemicals used for water treatment in 90 countries around the world. The company's new owner is Berwind Corporation, a US family-owned investment management company, with investments in a diversified portfolio of highly successful manufacturing and service companies. (Press Release)