Lanxess AG

Kennedyplatz 1,
Cologne, 50569
Germany,
+49 221 8885 0
www.lanxess.com

LANXESS is a German specialty chemicals company. The company is currently represented at 52 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. LAXNESS was formed in 1863 and is based in Cologne.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 7 2 - - 2 - 11
vol $442M $2.7B $3.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
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Largest Chemtura Corp.
$2.5B (2016-09-25)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Lanxess AG has acquired 11 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lanxess AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Chemtura for $2.5B. Lanxess AG has acquired in 3 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (100%).

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 221 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic chemicals acquirer over the past 3 years is Axalta Coating Systems, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the chemicals sector over the past 3 years is SK Capital Partners with 3 platform acquisitions.

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