Dow Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ChemicalsCompany

Dow has acquired 9 companies. It has also divested 17 assets.

Dow’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Rohm and Haas for $15.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Trinseo SA to Bain Capital Private Equity for $1.6B. Dow has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 6

Dow

Dow Inc.

2211 H.H. Dow Way,
Midland, Michigan 48674
United States,
(989) 636-1000
www.dow.com

Dow Inc. is a producer of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics and delivers a range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in sectors that include packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. Dow operates through five business segments. These include Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. Dow Inc. was formed in 2018 and is based in Midland, Michigan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # - - - - 9
vol $25.3B
Sell (0.5/yr) # - 1 1 - 17
vol $4.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Dow Chemical Co. - Rail Assets 2020-07-06 - Divestiture
, Michigan
The Dow Chemical Co. - Acetone Derivatives Business 2019-08-13 - Divestiture
Midland, Michigan
SAFECHEM Europe GmbH 2017-01-09 - Divestiture
Duesseldorf, Germany · www.safechem-europe.com
Dow Chemical - Global Specialty Films Business 2016-06-01 - Divestiture
Midland, Michigan
MEGlobal B.V. 2015-12-23 - Divestiture
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.meglobal.biz
The Chemours Company - Aniline Facility 2015-11-19 140M USD Divestiture
Beaumont, Texas
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. 2015-08-03 810M USD Divestiture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.agrofresh.com
Univation Technologies, LLC. 2015-05-06 - Stake Purchase
Houston, Texas · www.univation.com
Dow Chemical - Sodium Borohydride (“SBH”) 2015-02-02 190M USD Divestiture
, United States
Dow Chemical - Findlay plant 2014-12-05 - Divestiture
, United States
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dow AgroSciences LLC    - Vikane and ProFume businesses 2015-07-06 1
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.dowagro.com Indianapolis, Indiana
Union Carbide Corp. 1999-08-30 UOP LLC 2005-12-01 1
Houston, Texas · www.unioncarbide.com Des Plaines, Illinois · www.uop.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 9 (100%) 25.3B (100%) 13 (76%) 2.7B (63%)
Building Materials - - 1 (6%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (6%) -
Plastics - - 1 (6%) 1.6B (37%)
Transportation - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $25.3B 17 $4.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 24.7B 13 4.4B
  Texas 4 9.4B 1 -
  Michigan - - 5 24M
  Pennsylvania 1 15.3B 2 2.4B
  Illinois - - 1 1.2B
Germany 1 609M 2 -
United Kingdom 1 - 1 -
Argentina 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 -
Domestic 5 (56%) 24.7B (98%) 13 (76%) 4.4B (100%)
Cross-border 4 (44%) 609M (2%) 4 (24%) -
Total 9 $25.3B 17 $4.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Shearman & Sterling LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $24.6B
$100M to $1B 2 $749M
TOTAL $25.3B
Largest Rohm and Haas Co.
$15.3B (2008-07-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
< $100M 1 $24M
TOTAL $4.4B
Largest Trinseo SA
$1.6B (2010-03-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
24%
4 (24%)
Strategic(s)
65%
11 (65%)

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