LyondellBasell - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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LyondellBasell M&A Summary

LyondellBasell has acquired 11 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 5 assets.

LyondellBasell’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Lyondell Chemical for $19.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Petroken Petroquimica Ensenada S.A to Grupo Inversor Petroquímica S.L for $184M. LyondellBasell has acquired in 3 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (82%) and environmental (19%).

LyondellBasell Business Overview

Where is LyondellBasell headquartered?

LyondellBasell is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

What is LyondellBasell’s revenue?

LyondellBasell disclosed revenue of 27,753M USD for 2020 and 34,727M USD for 2019.

How many employees does LyondellBasell have?

LyondellBasell has 19,100 employees.

What sector is LyondellBasell in?

LyondellBasell is a chemicals company.

When was LyondellBasell founded?

LyondellBasell was founded in 1955.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell Industries N.V.

1221 McKinney Street Suite 300,
Houston, Texas 77010
United States,
713 309 7200
www.lyondellbasell.com

LyondellBasell is a large plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. LyondellBasell sells products into approximately 100 countries and is the world's largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. LyondellBasell Industries was founded in 1955 and is based in Houston, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 6 - 1 1 1 2 11
vol $21.3B $21.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $184M $184M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
PreZero - Mechanical Recycling Assets & Plans Operations 2024-02-20 - Divestiture
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National Petrochemical Industrial Company 2024-01-16 - Stake Purchase
Yanbu, Saudi Arabia · www.natpet.com
LyondellBasell - Ethylene Oxide & Derivatives Business 2023-12-08 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas
Mepol Group 2023-03-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Riese Pio X, Italy · www.mepol.com
Colortech da Amazonia Ltda 2022-09-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Manaus, Brazil · www.colortecham.com
PolyPacific Polymers Sdn. Bhd. 2021-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Selangor, Malaysia · www.polypacific.com.my
Société du Noir d'Acétylène de l'Aubette SAS 2018-11-01 - Divestiture
Berre l'Etang, France · www.sn2a.com
A. Schulman, Inc. 2018-02-15 2.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Fairlawn, Ohio · www.aschulman.com
Quality Circular Polymers 2017-11-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Geleen, Netherlands · www.qcpolymers.com
Petroken Petroquimica Ensenada S.A 2016-02-05 184M USD Divestiture
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.petroken-pesa.com.ar
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 9 (82%) 21.3B (100%) 4 (80%) 184M (100%)
Environmental 2 (18%) - - -
Consumer Products - - 1 (20%) -
Total 11 $21.3B 5 $184M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 21.3B 2 -
  Texas 2 19.0B 1 -
  Ohio 1 2.3B - -
  California 1 - - -
  Florida - - 1 -
India 2 - - -
Argentina - - 1 184M
Brazil 1 - - -
France - - 1 -
Italy 1 - - -
Japan - - 1 -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Saudi Arabia 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (36%) 21.3B (100%) 2 (40%) -
Cross-border 7 (64%) - 3 (60%) 184M (100%)
Total 11 $21.3B 5 $184M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
Legal Deals
Shearman & Sterling
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $21.3B
TOTAL $21.3B
Largest Lyondell Chemical Co.
$19.0B (2007-07-17)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $184M
TOTAL $184M
Largest Petroken Petroquimica Ensenada S.A
$184M (2016-02-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
18%
2 (18%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
5 (100%)

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