The Dow Chemical Co.

2030 Dow Center,
Midland, Michigan 48674
United States,
(989) 636-1000

The Dow Chemical Co. is a producer of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics and delivers a range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in sectors that include packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. Dow Chemical operates through five business segments. These include Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The Dow Chemical Co. was formed in 1897 and is based in Midland, Michigan.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 7 - 2 - 1 - 10
vol $25.2B $140M $25.3B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 8 2 3 1 - - 14
vol $2.1B $1.2B $1.0B $4.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View
Sign-up to View
Legal Deals
Sign-up to View

Deal Values

> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
TOTAL Sign-up to View
Largest Rohm and Haas Co.
$15.3B (2008-07-10)
Sell # Total
> $1B Sign-up to View
$100M to $1B Sign-up to View
< $100M Sign-up to View
Total Sign-up to View
Largest Trinseo SA
$1.6B (2010-03-02)

According to our data here at Mergr, The Dow Chemical has acquired 10 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 14 assets.

The Dow Chemical’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Rohm and Haas for $15.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Trinseo SA to Bain Capital Private Equity for $1.6B. The Dow Chemical has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 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 202 chemicals companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 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 Arsenal Capital Partners with 5 platform acquisitions.

Join Mergr and gain access to The Dow Chemical’s M&A summary, the M&A summaries of companies just like it, as well as recent M&A activity in the chemicals sector.

What's Mergr?

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB

Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
  • 3.4K Private Equity Firms
  • 119K M&A Transactions
  • 129K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 2.8K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 35K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.