2019 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook
Many of the same trends that drove the chemical M&A market in 2018 appear poised to continue. While US interest rates have been climbing and trade tensions have created uncertainties, other factors remain consistent.
We can still expect a robust market for M&A in the global chemical industry. The past demonstrates that M&A in the chemical industry can flourish, even in uncertain times.
This report explores and discusses the following questions:
- Will the trends we saw in 2017 and 2018 continue to drive M&A in 2019?
- What chemical sectors will drive M&A this year?
- Will continuing trade tensions impact deal activity in certain geographies?
- Will gathering headwinds of slowing economic growth, rising interest rates and trade tensions be too difficult to overcome?