Kuraray Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

Kuraray has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Kuraray’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Calgon Carbon for $1.1B. Kuraray has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (25%) and distribution (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 4

Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Ote Center Building 1-1-3, Otemachi Chiyoda-ku,
Chiyoda-KU, 100-8115
Japan,
81 3 6701 1000
www.kuraray.co.jp

Kuraray was established in 1926. In 1950, the company achieved a corporate milestone as the first in the world to bring polyvinyl alcohol synthetic fiber to market. In subsequent years, Kuraray used its proprietary technology in the area of polymer chemistry and synthetic chemistry to develop resins, chemicals, fibers and textiles and others. Kuraray was founded in 1926 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $543M $1.1B $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Calgon Carbon Corp. 2017-09-21 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.calgoncarbon.com
Plantic Technologies Ltd. 2015-04-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Australia · www.plantic.com.au
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls 2013-11-21 543M USD Divestiture
Wilmington, Delaware
Monosol LLC 2012-05-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Merrillville, Indiana · www.monosol.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Calgon Carbon Corp. 2017-09-21 Calgon Carbon Corp. - UV Technologies Division 2021-06-09 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.calgoncarbon.com Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 1 (25%) - - -
Distribution 1 (25%) 543M (33%) - -
Environmental 1 (25%) 1.1B (67%) - -
Packaging 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $1.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.6B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 1.1B - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 543M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 4 (100%) 1.6B (100%) - -
Total 4 $1.6B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
1
Squire Sanders
1
Bingham McCutchen LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $543M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Calgon Carbon Corp.
$1.1B (2017-09-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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