Growth stories

Sustainable growth at the core of the partnership of DRT and Ardian

  • 17 October 2018

  • Buyout

  • Dax, France

Founded in 1932 in Dax, France, DRT is one of the world leaders in the production of sustainable and renewable ingredients with high added value from plant-based chemistry, mainly from pine derivatives. DRT offers green alternatives for many applications in different markets. Discover the story of the DRT group and learn more about its partnership with Ardian.
In March 2020, Ardian entered into negotiations with Firmenich to sell DRT. With Ardian’s support, DRT accelerated its growth, invested in new projects and enhanced its sustainability approach.
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  • Sustainability

  • Buyout

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  • Renewable ingredients