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KPMG Corporate Finance LLC acted as financial advisor to Rochester Midland Corporation

KPMG Corporate Finance LLC advised Rochester Midland Corporation on its sale to Peak Rock Capital.

Headquartered in Rochester, New York, Rochester Midland Corporation is a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialty chemical products and value-added services to water energy, food safety, facility hygiene, and other end markets. Founded in the 1888, the Company has developed through multiple generations of family ownership to become a leading independent supplier of specialty chemicals and related services in North America. Rochester Midland Corporation operates facilities in the US, Canada and the UK, serving customers across diverse end markets through its trusted sales & service teams and scaled manufacturing capabilities.

KPMG CF LLC acted as Rochester Midland Corporation’s exclusive financial advisor in this transaction. In working with the KPMG Corporate Finance deal team, Co-CEO Brad Calkins said, “The KPMG CF team provided thoughtful, strategic guidance throughout all phases of the transaction.” Kathy Calkins-Lindahl, Co-CEO, added, “The KPMG team’s experience working with multi-generational businesses and complex shareholder structures proved invaluable to a smooth process. KPMG’s proactive approach, attention to detail, and professionalism were key and resulted in a great outcome for the shareholders of Rochester Midland.”

Peak Rock Capital is a leading middle-market private investment firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe.

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