Akzo Nobel NV

Christian Neefestraat 2, PO Box 75730,
Amsterdam, 1077 WW
+31 20 502 7555

Akzo Nobel NV is a Dutch provider of decorative paints, performance coatings and specialty chemicals.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 4 - - 1 3 - 8
vol $12.3B $535M $12.9B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 10 3 1 - - 1 15
vol $14.4B $1.2B $11.4B $27.0B

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$12.3B (2008-01-02)
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Largest Organon BioSciences N.V.
$12.4B (2007-11-19)

According to our data here at Mergr, Akzo Nobel NV has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 15 assets.

Akzo Nobel NV’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Imperial Chemical Industries for $12.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold Organon BioSciences N.V. to Schering-Plough for $12.4B. Akzo Nobel NV has acquired in 1 US state, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (75%) and construction (13%).

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 202 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic chemicals acquirer over the past 3 years is Axalta Coating Systems, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the chemicals sector over the past 3 years is Arsenal Capital Partners with 5 platform acquisitions.

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