3 Press releases
11/23/2007

H.C. Starck expanding raw material supply base for tantalum

Goslar, 23 November 2007; H.C. Starck GmbH, Goslar, one of the world’s most important producers of tantalum metal, today announced that it had concluded a long-term contract on the purchase of tantalum raw materials with Tantalum Egypt JSC, an enterprise in which the Australian mining company Gippsland Limited in Perth/Australia has an indirect interest with a 50 % stake.
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08/02/2007

Toda Kogyo has acquired the Battery Products business of H.C. Starck

H.C. Starck GmbH of Goslar/Germany and Toda Kogyo Corp. of Hiroshima/Japan announced today, that Toda Kogyo has acquired the Battery Products business of H.C. Starck effective as of August 1, 2007. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction value.
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02/02/2007

H.C. Starck Group now under new ownership

Goslar, February 2, 2007 - The Bayer Group has sold its H.C. Starck subsidiary to Advent International and The Carlyle Group. The closing, effective February 1, 2007, marks the take over of H.C. Starck based in Goslar/Germany by the two financial investors. H.C. Starck is a producer of metal and ceramic powders, special chemicals and components made from advanced ceramics and refractory metals. The EU and US anti-trust authorities have both approved the sale agreed on November 23, 2006.
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