Solvay Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Solvay has acquired 16 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 10 assets.

Solvay’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Cytec Industries for $5.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Solvay Pharmaceuticals to Abbott Laboratories for $6.1B. Solvay has acquired in 5 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (63%) and life science (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 1

Solvay

Solvay S.A.

Rue de Ransbeek, 310,
Brussels, 1120
Belgium,
+32 2 264 21 11
www.solvay.com

Solvay is a Belgian chemical company. Solvay was incorporated in 1863 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 10 1 - - 3 2 16
vol $11.0B $11.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 8 - - 1 1 - 10
vol $8.4B $8.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
9T Labs 2022-02-22 - Growth Capital
Zürich, Switzerland · www.9tlabs.com
Shaoxing Orange Oxygen Technology Co. Ltd. 2022-02-18 - Growth Capital
Shaoxing City, China · www.chengyangtech.com
DMC Biotechnologies 2021-12-07 - Growth Capital
Boulder, Colorado · www.dmcbio.com
Bayer - Global Coatings Business 2021-07-01 - Divestiture
Méréville, France
Invizius Ltd. 2021-05-06 - Venture
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom · www.invizius.com
Verdant Specialty Solutions 2021-01-05 - Divestiture
University Park, Illinois · www.verdantspecialty.com
Solvay S.A. - Barium and Strontium, and Sodium Percarbonate Businesses 2020-11-23 - Divestiture
Brussels, Germany
Solid Power 2018-09-10 - Venture
Louisville, Colorado · www.solidpowerbattery.com
Vinythai Public Co. Ltd. 2016-12-14 - Divestiture
Rayong, Thailand · www.vinythai.co.th
Solvay Indupa S.A.I.C. 2016-12-07 - Stake Purchase
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.solvayindupa.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.    - Solvay Pharmaceuticals - Rx Facilities 2007-05-07 1
Marietta, Georgia Baudette, Minnesota

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 10 (63%) 10.9B (99%) 6 (60%) 1.4B (17%)
Life Science 2 (13%) - 1 (10%) 6.1B (73%)
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) 123M (1%) 1 (10%) -
Plastics 1 (6%) - 1 (10%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - - -
Environmental - - 1 (10%) 890M (11%)
Total 16 $11.0B 10 $8.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 7.1B 1 -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Illinois 1 123M 1 -
  New Jersey 1 5.5B - -
  California 1 1.3B - -
Belgium - - 3 7.0B
France 2 3.8B 1 -
Germany 1 - 2 1.1B
Argentina - - 2 290M
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Thailand - - 1 -
Domestic - - 3 (30%) 7.0B (83%)
Cross-border 16 (100%) 11.0B (100%) 7 (70%) 1.4B (17%)
Total 16 $11.0B 10 $8.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $10.6B
$100M to $1B 2 $343M
TOTAL $11.0B
Largest Cytec Industries, Inc.
$5.5B (2015-07-29)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $7.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $8.4B
Largest Solvay Pharmaceuticals
$6.1B (2010-02-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
19%
3 (19%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
5 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
5 (50%)

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