Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, 3E is a leading global provider of data-driven intelligent compliance solutions in the Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability space. The Company has a long history of innovation that has resulted in the development of differentiated and mission-critical data assets such as global regulatory content and a proprietary database of over 10+ million safety data sheets, 3,000+ regulatory lists and 30,000+ generic classes of substances. The Company’s differentiated solution allows its clients to maintain market leading chemical and workplace safety practices, and improve product safety and stewardship. 3E is relied on by many of the world’s largest companies across a variety of industries; among its 5,000 customers globally, 3E serves nine of the world’s top 10 chemical manufacturers, eight of the world’s top 10 retailers, and seven of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies.
New Mountain identified 3E as it sits at the intersection of its multi-year deep-dive sector initiatives in the data and information services, software, chemicals, and EHS&S sectors. NMC’s specific business building experience in these sectors includes companies such as Avantor, Blue Yonder, SNL Financial, IRI, Zep, Aceto, Sparta Systems, and Ascensus Specialties.