Element Solutions - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Element Solutions M&A Summary

Element Solutions has acquired 11 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Element Solutions’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Arysta LifeScience for $3.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Arysta LifeScience to Upl for $4.2B. Element Solutions has acquired in 5 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (64%) and environmental (19%).

Element Solutions Business Overview

Where is Element Solutions headquartered?

Element Solutions is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

What is Element Solutions’ revenue?

Element Solutions disclosed revenue of 2,549M USD for 2022 and 2,400M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Element Solutions have?

Element Solutions has 5,300 employees.

What sector is Element Solutions in?

Element Solutions is a chemicals company.

When was Element Solutions founded?

Element Solutions was founded in 1785.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 6

Element Solutions

Element Solutions, Inc.

500 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1860,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33394
United States,
(561) 207-9600
www.elementsolutionsinc.com

Element Solutions is a diversified producer of high technology specialty chemical products and provider of technical services. Element Solutions was incorporated in 1785 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 6 2 2 1 - - 11
vol $8.3B $533M $8.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $4.2B $4.2B
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HSO Herbert Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG 2022-01-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Solingen, Germany · www.hso-international.com
Coventya SAS 2021-06-11 473M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Villeneuve-la-Garenne, France · www.coventya.fr
H K Wentworth Ltd. 2021-05-05 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom · www.hkw.co.uk
DMP Corp. 2020-08-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Rock Hill, South Carolina · www.dmpcorp.com
Industrial Water Treatment Solutions Corp. 2020-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Harvey, Illinois · www.iwts.com
Kester, Inc. 2019-12-03 68M USD Divestiture
Itasca, Illinois · www.kester.com
Arysta LifeScience Corp. 2018-07-20 4.2B USD Divestiture
Chuo-Ku, Japan · www.arystalifescience.com
Alent plc 2015-12-01 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Woking, United Kingdom · www.alent.com
OM Group - Electronic Chemicals and Photomasks Businesses 2015-10-28 - Divestiture
St. Louis, Missouri
Chemtura AgroSolutions 2014-11-03 1.0B USD Divestiture
Lawrenceville, Georgia · www.chemturaagrosolutions.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
MacDermid, Inc. 2013-10-12 All-Star Chemical - Surface Finishing & Cleaning Chemical Solutions 2024-01-04 1
Denver, Colorado · www.macdermid.com Westerville, Ohio

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 7 (64%) 5.2B (59%) - -
Environmental 2 (18%) - - -
Agriculture 1 (9%) 3.5B (40%) 1 (100%) 4.2B (100%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (9%) 68M (1%) - -
Total 11 $8.8B 1 $4.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 2.9B - -
  Illinois 2 68M - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 1.0B - -
  Colorado 1 1.8B - -
Japan 1 3.5B 1 4.2B
United Kingdom 2 2.0B - -
France 1 473M - -
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (55%) 2.9B (33%) - -
Cross-border 5 (45%) 5.9B (67%) 1 (100%) 4.2B (100%)
Total 11 $8.8B 1 $4.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
2
Barclays Investment Bank
2
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
GreenbergTraurig
3
Slaughter and May
1
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $8.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $473M
< $100M 2 $128M
TOTAL $8.8B
Largest Arysta LifeScience Corp.
$3.5B (2014-10-20)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.2B
TOTAL $4.2B
Largest Arysta LifeScience Corp.
$4.2B (2018-07-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
27%
3 (27%)
Strategic(s)
27%
3 (27%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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