Eaton Square would like to congratulate the Founders of RPL Trading on their recent sale of shares to the IMCD Group.

RPL Trading Acquired by IMCD GroupFounded in 2000, RPL Trading focuses on services and formulation expertise to its customers and partners. Specialty chemical” products whether for healthcare, agriculture, personal care etc continue to be highly sought after.

IMCD is a global leader in the formulation, sales and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients. Founded in 1995, IMCD is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange operates in more than 50 countries across six continents and proudly employs over 3,000 professionals.

Eaton Square was appointed by the Founders of RPL Trading Pty Ltd in August 2021 to market and sell 100% of the shares in the company. After a global campaign that attracted a large number of competitive EOIs from industry groups, private equity and family offices, IMCD progressed to be the successful acquirer. Several underbidders continue to enquire about the “next RPL”.

“RPL Trading brings an excellent and highly complementary portfolio of suppliers, products, and customers to IMCD. With this acquisition, we can now accelerate our growth strategy in the home care and water treatment markets. The focus on the formulation and value-added products at RPL Trading, combined with excellent technical expertise, is well aligned with our strategy.”  – Martin Stoemmer, Managing Director of IMCD Australia & New Zealand.


“Lindsay Roberts, my business partner, and I have prided ourselves to deliver into the Australian and New Zealand market the highest quality of chemical raw materials for over 22 years. This extraordinary opportunity to now become part of IMCD will benefit our local customers and suppliers by providing them a deeper degree of service and greater access to a global network of resources.” – Russel McNab, Managing Director of RPL Trading.

IMCD Acquires RPL

*Source: IMCD website


Eaton Square is an international cross-border M&A and capital service provider with operations in 29 offices with over 100 M&A and capital professionals across US, Canada, China & Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Andorra, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Singapore and Malaysia.


  • Capitalise on the value they have built-in their business for shareholders
  • 承接并购业务
  • 获得发展或扩张所需的资金


  1. Mergers and Acquisitions – buy-side, sell-side, mergers
  2. 资本募集 – 股权融资、债权融资、私募股权、次轮融资
  3. 公开市场 – 整体上市或部分资产上市,反向上市资本募集
  4. 交易项目 – 市场吸引、交易准备、 组织形成、业务资本战略、计划执行


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里斯 · 亚当斯


里斯·阿德南斯(Reece Adnams)是伊顿广场(Eaton Square)的首席执行官兼全球董事总经理,他是成立于2008年的技术,服务和其他成长型公司的并购与资本服务顾问。

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