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Quaker Chemical Corporation Closes Public Offering of Common Stock

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced that it has closed its underwritten public offering of 1,265,000 shares of its common stock, including 165,000 shares issued upon full exercise of the underwriters' over-allotment option, at a price to the public of $40.50 per share. All of the shares in the offering were sold by Quaker.

Jefferies & Company, Inc. acted as joint book-running manager for the offering. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acted as co-lead manager for the offering. KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. acted as co-manager for the offering.

A shelf registration statement relating to the shares was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and is effective. A copy of the prospectus supplement and related base prospectus is available on the SEC's website located at www.sec.gov. Copies of the prospectus supplement and related base prospectus may be obtained from Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, Jefferies & Company, Inc., 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10022, at 877-547-6340, and at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

About Quaker

Quaker Chemical Corporation is a global provider of process chemicals, chemical specialties, services, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries - including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, coatings and construction materials.

SOURCE Quaker Chemical Corporation