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Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils Acquires Aromatic Ingredients
May 2019

Caymus Equity Partners, LLC (“Caymus Equity”), a lower-middle market private equity firm, has announced that its portfolio company, Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils, LLC (“Phoenix”), has acquired Aromatic Ingredients Limited (“Aromatic”). Headquartered in Nottingham, England, Aromatic specializes in the blending and distribution of raw materials to the flavor and fragrance industry. This acquisition will serve to further enhance Phoenix’s distribution capabilities internationally as a fully-integrated distributor and developer of flavors and fragrances and their ingredients.

“Aromatic provides Phoenix with increased international presence in the fragrance industry while we look to expand our blending and distribution capabilities to customers across the globe,” said J.P. Benveniste, CEO of Phoenix. “Our goal is to provide our customers the optimum line up of ingredients, flavors and fragrances.”

This transaction represents the fourth acquisition Phoenix has completed. The transaction closed on May 9, 2019. To learn more about Phoenix, visit