Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a range of advanced materials, chemicals and fibers that are found in products people use every day. Eastman has over 40 manufacturing sites in 16 countries and equity interests in joint ventures that supply chemicals, plastics, and fibers products to customers throughout the world. Eastman has a portfolio of specialty businesses that hold positions and provide products that enhance performance in a variety of end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman management believes that the Company's end-market diversity is a source of strength, as these markets are benefiting from longer-term global trends such as energy efficiency, a rising middle class in emerging economies, and increased health and wellness. On July 2, 2012, the Company completed its acquisition of Solutia Inc. (Solutia).

Mark Costa

Chairman and CEO

Curt Espeland



Jake LaRoe

Manager, Investor Relations


Gregory Riddle

VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications


Elaine Stallworth-Washington

Director, Benefits Finance and Investments

20 past transactions


Series C in 2003
Optiva is leading the telco industry and its innovative customers around the world by offering next-generation software solutions.


Venture Round in 2000
Sequencia provides processPoint, the only web based, collaborative Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution designed specifically for the consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, and related process industries.

Scandiflex do Brasil SA

Acquisition in 2011
Scandiflex is the company in South America with the most diversified line of polymeric and monomeric plasticizers, including phthalates, adipates, citrates, maleates, sebacates, azelates and trimellitates, destined to various industries such as paints, Varnishes, films, calenders, adhesives, wires and cables, bundles, packaging, plastics, rubbers, textiles, plastisols, hospital products, veterinary and agricultural pesticides.

BP - Aviation Turbine Oil Business

Acquisition in 2014
BP - Aviation Turbine Oil Business manufactures turbines.

Ariel Research Corporation

Acquisition in 2002
Ariel Research is a provider of worldwide regulatory information and software products that enable corporations to manage product safety and stewardship functions, including requirements for workplace, environmental and dangerous goods compliance. Its customers include major global corporations for chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, aerospace, electronics and telecommunications markets.


Acquisition in 2012
Solutia uses world-class skills in applied chemistry to create value-added solutions for customers, whose products improve the lives of consumers every day. Solutia is a world leader in performance films for laminated safety glass and after-market applications; process development and scale-up services for pharmaceutical fine chemicals; specialties such as water treatment chemicals, heat transfer fluids and aviation hydraulic fluid and an integrated family of nylon products including high-performance polymers and fibers.

Traiana, Inc.

Series B in 2002
Traiana is an ICAP Group company whose mission is to automate post-trade processing for financial institutions. Started in 2000 Traiana today has a network of over 50 Prime Brokers, Dealers, and Investment Managers connected to its Traiana network, as well as hundreds of hedge funds using its products and service through their Prime Brokers.


Venture Round in 2000
The Patent & License Exchange ("pl-x.com") is the first e-business marketplace for intellectual property rights - patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and know how. By applying financial market technology and discipline to the intellectual property market, pl-x.com is bringing the 200-year-old system of intellectual property exchange into the 21st century and creating the safest marketplace in the world.

Knowlton Technologies

Acquisition in 2014
Developer and manufacturer of engineered composites using wet-laid paper making processes.

Genovique Specialties Corporation

Acquisition in 2010
Genovique Specialties Corporation is a global producer of specialty plasticizers, benzoic acid, and sodium benzoate.


Acquisition in 2014
Taminco (NYSE: TAM) is a global specialty chemical company, with a clear focus on niche markets. They are the world's leading producer of alkylamines & derivatives and a major producer of formic acid & derivatives, supplying diversified, global end markets. Their products are used by customers in the manufacture of a diverse array of products for the agriculture, animal nutrition, water treatment, personal & home care and oil & gas end-markets. Their products provide these goods with a variety of ancillary characteristics required for optimal performance.

Sterling Chemicals, Inc.

Acquisition in 2011
Sterling Chemicals, Inc. is a producer of selected petrochemicals used to manufacture a wide array of consumer goods and industrial products throughout the world. Its primary product is acetic acid.

Moai technologies

Series D in 2000
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Dynaloy, LLC

Acquisition in 2011
Dynaloy, LLC develops, manufactures, and markets formulated cleaning solutions for semiconductor and specialty applications. It offers silicone solvents and removers, potting and encapsulation removers, conductive materials, conformal coating removers, urethane and industrial products, and epoxy products for the specialty chemistries sector; and photoresist and residue removers for the semiconductor sector. The company serves urethane spray foam insulation, electronics, 3D printing/stereolithography, medical, and gas/oil markets. It sells its products through a network of distributors in South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. As of August 1, 2017, Dynaloy, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Versum Materials, Inc.
Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, a division of CPFilms Inc., is a manufacturing company with a strong emphasis on solar control window films and precision, high-performance coatings. Headquartered in Martinsville, Virginia, U.S.A, CLC combines a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, proprietary and highly technical processes, efficient global distribution capabilities, and a flexible work force to produce a broad range of high quality products.
SDL Enterprise Technologies Inc. develops and markets software-as-a-service information management solutions for corporations in the United States and internationally. It offers software solutions in the areas of translation memory, terminology management, and software localization. The company was formerly known as Idiom Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to SDL Enterprise Technologies Inc. in June 2009. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. As of February 11, 2008, SDL Enterprise Technologies Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SDL plc.

Commerx Corp.

Series B in 2000
Commerx is a global provider of Telecom and Internet services and solutions. Commerx provides IP Network infrastructure services, providing end-to-end Network management. ACI is an ISO 9000/TL9000 certified company providing business process outsourcing (BPO) in the form of technical resources and services for OEM’s and Service Providers.

EquipNet, Inc.

Series A in 2001
EquipNet, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of proactive asset management services and solutions for large and small corporations in the pharmaceutical, biotech, chemical, and consumer packaged goods industries. EquipNet’s vision is to revolutionize the way companies manage their surplus assets. Forward thinking corporations such as Merck, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Coca Cola Enterprises, Unilever, and many more use EquipNet's Cascading Liquidation™ program to maximize financial returns, meet critical deadlines, avoid unnecessary costs, and prevent health, environmental, and theft hazards associated with idle assets.

TetraVitae Bioscience

Acquisition in 2011
TetraVitae Bioscience is developing biobased chemicals, plastics, and fuels. Their proprietary technology and expertise in the fields of industrial fermentations, process engineering, microbiology, and cellulosic feedstocks will dramatically lower the costs of production, allowing them to compete with and replace petroleum-derived products.


Venture Round in 1999
webMethods provider of open solutions for business community integration. As one of the first products to deliver XML-based e-commerce solutions, the webMethods B2B(TM) product suite leverages a variety of open Internet standards to automatically link business processes with those of key partners--without the time or expense of altering existing legacy, proprietary or ERP applications.