Huron Capital Partners LLC recently announced it has co-founded Valentus Specialty Chemicals Inc. with industry veteran Ray Chlodney. The company intends to build a platform company in the specialty coatings industry. Through Valentus, Huron Capital reportedly plans to invest in regional specialty coatings producers to build a company with technically advanced and environmentally friendly reactive coating solutions serving a variety of end markets and geographies.

“We are excited to partner with a proven operator in Ray Chlodney,” said Jim Mahoney, partner at Huron Capital. “The specialty coatings market is highly fragmented, and we expect Ray’s expertise and connections within the industry will be instrumental in identifying, investing in, and growing businesses with market-leading technologies.” 

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