Reigniting Growth – the Chemical Reaction
Reigniting growth: Advanced Materials Systems describes a new approach for manufacturing sectors to pursue opportunities in large markets, enabled by materials technologies, wherein innovation moves beyond the frontier of new molecules and materials.
2015 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook
Global chemical mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is expected to increase further in 2015, building on a strong year of activity in 2014 that saw 635 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of US$77.8 billion. Companies are continuing to realign portfolios and pursue profitable inorganic growth opportunities. In addition, M&A interest is likely to be fuelled by stronger corporate balance sheets, liquid debt markets, and continued favourable interest rates.