Lyondell Chemical Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Chemicals Company

Lyondell Chemical has acquired 2 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lyondell Chemical’s largest acquisition to date was in 1998, when it acquired Arco Chemical for $5.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold Lyondell Chemical - Inorganic Chemicals Business to The National Titanium Dioxide for $1.2B. Lyondell Chemical has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Lyondell Chemical Co.

1221 Mckinney Street, Suite 700,
Houston, Texas 77010
United States,
(713) 652-7200

Lyondell Chemical Company is a global manufacturer of chemicals and plastics, a refiner of heavy, high-sulfur crude oil and a significant producer of fuel products. Key products include ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, propylene oxide, gasoline, ultra low-sulfur diesel, MTBE and ETBE.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $5.6B $2.3B $7.9B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $1.2B $1.2B

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lyondell Chemical Co. - Inorganic Chemicals Business 2007-02-26 1.2B USD Divestiture
Houston, Texas
Millennium Chemicals, Inc. 2004-03-29 2.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, Delaware
Arco Chemical Co. 1998-06-19 5.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 2 (100%) 7.9B (100%) 1 (100%) 1.2B (100%)
Total 2 $7.9B 1 $1.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 7.9B 1 1.2B
  Pennsylvania 1 5.6B - -
  Delaware 1 2.3B - -
  Texas - - 1 1.2B
Total 2 $7.9B 1 $1.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
Legal Deals
Baker Botts LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $7.9B
Largest Arco Chemical Co.
$5.6B (1998-06-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
Largest Lyondell Chemical Co. - Inorganic Chemicals Business
$1.2B (2007-02-26)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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