Kemira Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Kemira has acquired 20 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Kemira’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Finnish Chemicals Oy for $389M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Kemira - ChemSolutions Formic Acid Business to Taminco for $158M. Kemira has acquired in 4 different US states, and 12 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (69%) and environmental (16%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 1

Kemira

Kemira Oyj

Energiakatu 4 PO Box 330,
Helsinki, 00101
Finland,
358 108 611
www.kemira.com

Kemira is a chemical industry group That Consists of three main segments. Kemira is Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. Kemira's main shareholder is Oras Invest Oy and its owners, members of the Paasikivi family. Kemira was founded in 1920 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 19 - - - - - 19
vol $1.0B $1.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $240M $240M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Polymer Services LLC 2015-12-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Planville, Kansas · www.polymergel.com
Soto Industries, LLC 2015-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlotte, North Carolina
Akzo Nobel - Paper Chemical Business 2014-07-08 172M EUR Divestiture
, Netherlands
BASF - Global Alkyl Ketene Dimer (AKD) Emulsion Business 2014-02-27 - Divestiture
, Germany
BASF - Global Alkyl Ketene Dimer Emulsion Business 2014-02-27 - Divestiture
, Germany
Kemira - ChemSolutions Formic Acid Business 2013-12-23 158M EUR Divestiture
Oulu, Finland
Nheel Química Ltda. 2013-11-29 - Divestiture
Rio Claro, Brazil
3F Chimica S.p.A. 2013-07-01 96M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Sandrigo, Italy
Kemira Oyj - Kemira ChemSolutions 2012-12-14 82M USD Divestiture
Tiel, Netherlands
Water Elements LLC 2010-09-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Lakeland, Florida · www.water-elements.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 13 (68%) 1.0B (100%) 3 (100%) 240M (100%)
Environmental 3 (16%) - - -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (11%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - - -
Total 19 $1.0B 3 $240M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 214M - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Kansas 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Brazil 2 - 1 -
Netherlands 2 339M 1 82M
  Missouri 1 167M - -
China 2 - - -
Finland 1 389M 1 158M
Germany 2 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
Italy 1 96M - -
Slovenia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (5%) 389M (37%) 1 (33%) 158M (66%)
Cross-border 18 (95%) 649M (63%) 2 (67%) 82M (34%)
Total 19 $1.0B 3 $240M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $942M
< $100M 1 $96M
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Finnish Chemicals Oy
$389M (2005-02-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $158M
< $100M 1 $82M
TOTAL $240M
Largest Kemira - ChemSolutions Formic Acid Business
$158M (2013-12-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
37%
7 (37%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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