February 3, 2020 -Seal For Life (SFL), a coating solutions company to the global infrastructure and industrial markets, announced today that it completed the acquisition of Oxifree Metal Protection (Oxifree).

Following this acquisition, Seal For Life broadens its portfolio of protective coating technologies and expands its range of applications. Seal For Life was acquired in July 2019 by Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal), a leading middle-market private equity firm. Seal For Life’s mission is to provide maintenance and repair solutions that prolong the life and durability of critical applications, such as water, wastewater, oil, power generation, and petrochemical infrastructure. Seal For Life has operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, India, Mexico, and three facilities in the United States.

Ed Hall, Head of Oxifree commented; “We believe Oxifree products and services will be a perfect fit within the SFL Group, and a great addition to their asset integrity solutions line up. We, along with SFL and Arsenal are very excited for what this next phase of the business will bring. Importantly we remain committed to our partners and clients, and look forward to continuing these relationships with the added benefit of the resources of SFL to support.”

Oxifree Metal Protection is based in Surrey, UK and offers active anti corrosion solutions to a variety of industrial markets. The core product, TM198, is a thermoplastic coating for the protection of metal assets. TM198 is applied by a range of Polymelt Applicator machines suitable for a variety of environments including hazardous. For more information please visit www.oxifree.com.

Dirk Totte, President of Seal For Life, added,“Oxifree brings a successful and complementary range of asset protection solutions to our existing and expanding portfolio of products. This is an exciting time for SFL and we look forward to working together to provide a one-stop solution to our customers.”

About Seal For Life

Seal For Life provides corrosion prevention, waterproofing, and insulation products. The company offers plastic meshes to protect pipes and pipelines from rocks when backfilled; cathodic protection products; visco-elastic solutions to protect assets from corrosion and water ingress; cold-applied and fused tape products; single wrap pipeline coating systems; coatings for metal pipes; and liquid coating products. It offers products for various markets, such as marine, splash zone and underwater installation, mobile pipeline coating, onshore oil and gas pipelines, offshore, insulation, casing filler, energy, flooring, refinery, cathodic protection, cables and wires, and waste water. For more information, visit www.sealforlife.com.

About Arsenal

Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal) and SFL, as its asset integrity platform, is focusing on the global infrastructure and industrial markets. Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-marketing specialty industrials and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of $5.3billion, completed more than 45 platform investments and achieved more than 30 realisations. For more information, please visit www.arsenalcapital.com.

For more information please contact Laura Hall, Oxifree Marketing & Communications, laura.hall@oxifree.com