Huntsman Acquisitions and Exits, 14 Deals Between 1999 and 2018
chemicals Company

Huntsman has acquired 12 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Huntsman’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Huntsman s European Chemicals and Polymers Business for $2.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Huntsman s European Chemicals and Polymers Business to for $826M. Huntsman has acquired in 3 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (67%) and apparel/textiles (9%).

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Huntsman Corp.

10003 Woodloch Forest Drive,
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
United States,
(281) 719-6000

Huntsman Corp. is a global manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. The Company's products comprise a broad range of chemicals and formulations which are marketed globally to a diversified group of consumer and industrial customers. Huntsman's products are used in a wide range of applications, including those in the adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals and dye industries. Huntsman Corp. was formed in 1970 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 1 - 1 1 - 12
vol $4.0B $350M $4.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $826M $225M $1.1B

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Largest Huntsman's European Chemicals and Polymers Business
$2.6B (1999-05-04)
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Largest Huntsman's European Chemicals and Polymers Business
$826M (2006-12-26)

Chemicals M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 192 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic chemicals acquirer over the past 3 years is PPG Industries, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the chemicals sector over the past 3 years is Arsenal Capital Partners with 6 platform acquisitions.

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