Lyondell Chemical Acquisitions and Exits, 3 Deals Between 1998 and 2007
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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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

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Largest Arco Chemical Co.
$5.6B (1998-06-19)
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Largest Lyondell Chemical Co. - Inorganic Chemicals Business
$1.2B (2007-02-26)

Chemicals M&A - Last 3 Years

Lyondell Chemical was acquired by LyondellBasell Industries N.V. on July 17, 2007.

When analyzing the chemicals sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 189 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 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 5 platform acquisitions.

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