Eastman Chemical Co.

200 South Wilcox Drive,
Kingsport, Tennessee 37662
United States,
(423) 229-2000
www.eastman.com

Eastman Chemical Company is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, chemicals, and fibers. Eastman's businesses are managed through five segments including Additives & Functional Products, Adhesives & Plasticizers, Advanced Materials, Fibers, and Specialty Fluids & Intermediates. Eastman was formed in 1920 and is based in Kingsport, Tennessee.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 - 3 - - - 8
vol $4.8B $2.8B $7.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $3M $13M $16M
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Largest Solutia, Inc.
$4.8B (2012-07-02)
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Largest Dynaloy LLC
$13M (2017-07-11)

According to our data here at Mergr, Eastman Chemical has acquired 9 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Eastman Chemical’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Solutia for $4.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Dynaloy to Versum Materials for $13M. Eastman Chemical has acquired in 6 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (63%) and automotive (13%).

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 224 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 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 Triangle Capital Corporation with 3 platform acquisitions.

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