Imperial Chemical Industries Acquisitions and Exits, 4 Deals Between 1997 and 2006
chemicals Company

Imperial Chemical Industries has acquired 1 company of its own. It has also divested 3 assets.

Imperial Chemical Industries’ largest acquisition to date was in 1997, when it acquired Quest International for $7.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1999, when it sold Huntsman s European Chemicals and Polymers Business to Huntsman for $2.6B. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (100%).

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Imperial Chemical Industries PLC (ICI)

26th Floor, Portland House Bressenden Place,
London, SW1E 5BG
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7009 5000

Imperial Chemical Industries PLC is a British chemical company.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $7.5B $7.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - - 1 3
vol $3.3B $1.8B $5.1B

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Largest Quest International
$7.5B (1997-05-25)
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Largest Huntsman's European Chemicals and Polymers Business
$2.6B (1999-05-04)

Chemicals M&A - Last 3 Years

Imperial Chemical Industries was acquired by Akzo Nobel NV on January 2, 2008.

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, 13 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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