Standard Investment sold Synres (producer of synthetic resins for coatings/paints) to the Italian chemical group COIM. In 2015, Standard Investment together with management acquired Synres from DSM. In six years, volumes have grown by more than 60% and an extensive transformation program has been implemented. COIM is an international producer of speciality chemicals with head office in Milan, Italy. The acquisition is aimed on one hand at enhancing the existing production and expertise of Synres in the field of resins and, on the other hand, at creating added value for both shareholders and employees. Olym acted for Standard Investment in this transaction.