Tag Archives: Chemical

The Chemicals Industry 2016

In this annual review of chemicals company performance, chemicals volumes grew, returns to shareholders increased – and the industry strengthened overall. However, uncertainty abounds and significant disparities remain between “Winners” and others. This report by Roland Berger deep-dive into industry-level financials, and individually evaluate 10 chemicals industry players, to understand how different companies are navigating …
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Commoditization in chemicals: Time for a marketing and sales response

Most chemical companies are grappling with increasing commoditization. Rethinking the commercial operating model can help protect margins. McKinsey offer this article as a thought starter to help chemical company leaders get moving. The article is available from the McKinsey website.

2015 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook

Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to increase further in 2015, building on a strong year of activity in 2014 that saw 635 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of US$77.8 billion. According to this report by Deloitte, companies are continuing to realign portfolios and pursue profitable inorganic growth opportunities. In addition, …
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