Major shareholder Bain Capital places 4.2 million shares of IMCD with institutional investors

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (22 March, 2016) - IMCD N.V., a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, today announces that is has been informed that Emma (BC) Holding S.C.A., an entity indirectly controlled by the investment funds managed by Bain Capital Investors, LLC ("Bain Capital"), one of the major shareholders of IMCD, has placed 4.2 million IMCD shares at EUR 31.25 per share with institutional investors in an accelerated bookbuilding process.

Following this transaction, Bain Capital no longer holds any shares in IMCD's issued share capital. The transaction was led by Goldman Sachs International and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch.