A. Schulman Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

A. Schulman has acquired 13 companies of its own. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

A. Schulman’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Citadel Plastics Holdings for $800M. A. Schulman has acquired in 5 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (64%) and plastics (37%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

A. Schulman, Inc.

3637 Ridgewood Road,
Fairlawn, Ohio 44333
United States,
(330) 666-3751
www.aschulman.com

A. Schulman, Inc. is an international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins. These materials are used in a variety of consumer, industrial, automotive and packaging applications. A. Schulman was formed in 1928 and is based in Fairlawn, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. 2015-03-16 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Chicago, Illinois · www.citadelplastics.com
Compco Pty. Ltd. 2014-09-02 7M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mordialloc, Australia · www.compco.com.au
Prime Colorants, Inc. 2014-01-07 15M USD Add-on Acquisition
Franklin, Tennessee · www.primecolorants.com
Perrite Group 2013-09-03 52M USD Add-on Acquisition
Warrington, United Kingdom · www.perrite.com
Network Polymers, Inc. 2013-05-28 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Akron, Ohio · www.networkpolymers.com
ECM Plastics, Inc. 2012-08-20 37M USD Add-on Acquisition
Worcester, Massachusetts · www.ecmplastics.com
Elian SAS 2012-01-30 63M USD Divestiture
Bellignat, France · www.elian-thevitagroup.com
Mash Compostos Plasticos 2010-10-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil
McCann Color, Inc. 2010-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
North Canton, Ohio
ICO, Inc. 2009-12-02 191M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.icoinc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 7 (64%) 187M (15%) - -
Plastics 4 (36%) 1.0B (85%) - -
Total 11 $1.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 1.1B - -
  Ohio 2 50M - -
  Texas 1 191M - -
  Tennessee 1 15M - -
  Massachusetts 1 37M - -
  Illinois 1 800M - -
Australia 1 7M - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
France 1 63M - -
United Kingdom 1 52M - -
Domestic 6 (55%) 1.1B (90%) - -
Cross-border 5 (45%) 122M (10%) - -
Total 11 $1.2B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $991M
< $100M 6 $223M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc.
$800M (2015-03-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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