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Braskem SA

OVERVIEW

Date Founded
1972
Headquarters
Pólo Petroquímico De Camaçari, Rua Eteno, 1561, Camaçari, Bahia 42810-000
Type of Company
Public
Employees (Worldwide)
8,126
Industries
Chemicals
Company Description
Braskem SA manufactures petrochemicals and other related products. It operates through the following business segments: Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins, USA and Europe, Vinyls and Chemical Distribution. The Basic Petrochemicals segment includes production and sale of basic petrochemicals at the Northeastern Complex and the Southern Complex, production and sale of basic petrochemicals at the São Paulo Complex and the Rio de Janeiro Complex. The Polyolefins segment includes the production and sale of polyethylene, including the production of green polyethylene from renewable resources, and polypropylene by the company, excluding the operations of Braskem Europe. The USA and Europe segment includes the operations of Braskem America, which consists of the production and sale of polypropylene in the United States and the operations of its two polypropylene plants in Germany. The Vinyls segment includes production and sale of PVC, caustic soda and EDC. The Chemical distribution segment includes operations of QuantiQ and IQAG, which consists of distribution of petroleum-based solvents, intermediate chemicals, special chemicals and pharmacons. The company was founded on January 12, 1972 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Chief Executive Officer

General Counsel & Head-Corporate Governance

Head-People, Communications & Marketing

Vice President, Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Director of Investor Relations

Vice President & Executive Officer of Basic Petrochemicals Unit

Vice President & Executive Officer, Polyolefins & Renewable Chemicals

Vice President, Executive Officer, Polyolefins, Renewable Chemicals, Europe
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Board of Directors


Executive Director at Nordeste Quimica SA

Vice Chairman of the Board at Braskem SA

Professor at Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo

Independent Director at Braskem SA

Fund Advisor at Spinnaker Capital Ltd.

Director at Braskem SA

Independent Director at Braskem SA
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Owners & Shareholders

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Contrarian Capital Management's (CCM) investment advisory services focus on a multi-strategy approach to investing in distressed securities portfolios, including corporate, real estate and non-U.S. securities, high yield securities, senior secured obligations, trade claims and equity securities. The firm's advisory services focus on selecting investments primarily in special situations including, but not limited to, marketable and nonmarketable securities and other obligations (such as bank loans, promissory notes, mortgages, and other evidences of indebtedness, as well as accounts payable to trade creditors and judgment pools) of financially distressed companies or companies in bankruptcy proceedings. CCM provides advice concerning transactions related to extraordinary corporate events such as mergers, rights offerings, divestitures, share repurchases and spin-offs. The firm also provides advice concerning other types of investments, including securities and other assets (including real estate) which appear to be undervalued.
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Geração Futuro is an active manager which aims to provide consistent medium and long-term returns by investing in innovative companies in Brazil.The firm constructs portfolios with a limited number of companies based on fundamental analysis, seeking to invest in solid companies with high medium- to long-term growth potential and quality management. They also invest in government bonds and/or fixed-income securities, and may perform operations with equity derivatives on stock exchanges.
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Caxton Associates LP is a New York-based trading and investment firm. Andrew E. Law is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Caxton Associates' primary business is to manage client and proprietary capital through global macro hedge fund strategies. Assets are managed via a broad mandate to trade in a variety of global markets and instruments. Caxton Associates and its affiliates currently manage approximately $6.5 billion in assets. The firm was founded in 1983 by Bruce Kovner. Caxton employs a staff of approximately 200 people, including traders, research analysts and administrative personnel in its offices in New York, London, Sydney and Princeton, NJ. Caxton is a limited partnership formed under the laws of the State of Delaware and is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment advisor under the Investment Advisors Act of 1940. The Firm is also a Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor registered with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and a member of the National Futures Association. In addition, Caxton is the sole shareholder of Caxton Europe Asset Management Limited (“CEAM”), a limited company formed under the laws of the United Kingdom. CEAM is the corporate member of Caxton Europe LLP, an investment manager registered with the U.K. Financial Services Authority
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Bogle Investment Management is an employee-owned investment boutique founded and SEC registered in 1999. The firm was established with the goal of adding value for a select group of institutional clients by identifying and exploiting innovative investment ideas across global markets. Today, the firm manages absolute return and small cap long-only investment strategies for some of the world’s most sophisticated investors. As co-investors with our clients, we are mindful of capacity constraints and have a demonstrated record of closing strategies at conservative levels of capital. Our absolute return strategies aim to deliver attractive risk adjusted returns that are uncorrelated with both traditional and alternative investments. Our US small cap strategy seeks to outperform the Russell 2000 Index of small cap stocks. Through proprietary research we identify investor behaviors that cause stock prices to decouple from business fundamentals. We believe that lasting insights can be gleaned through a deep understanding of the mosaic of motivations, incentives, and human biases that give rise to inefficiencies in global markets. By combining these fundamentally-based insights in a systematic way and taking risks only when we are confident in our informational advantage, we seek to earn attractive risk-adjusted returns in most market environments.
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US Global Investors manages a family of no-load mutual funds that encompass all major asset classes and markets including gold and natural resources, stocks, government money markets, tax-free bonds and emerging markets. The firm's research effort begins with top-down country and sector analysis followed by fundamental analysis. Though not limited by sector, US Global Investors tends to invest in the stocks of companies in the energy minerals, non-energy minerals and industrial services sectors, The firm invests globally, across all market-caps. US Global Investors maintains a high turnover rate.
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Recent Transactions

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Braskem SA purchases Cetrel SA /BR from Odebrecht Investimentos SA
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Advent International Corp., GTM Do Brasil Comércio De Produtos Químicos Ltda., Grupo Transmerquim SA purchase quantiQ Distribuidora Ltda. from Braskem SA
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Odebrecht SA, Odebrecht Engenharia Ambiental SA purchase Braskem SA /Water Treatment Unit from Braskem SA
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Odebrecht Engenharia Ambiental SA, Odebrecht Investimentos SA purchase Braskem SA /Water Treatment Ops (2) from Braskem SA
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Braskem America, Inc., Braskem SA purchase Sunoco, Inc. /Marcus Hook Refinery from Sunoco, Inc.
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Transaction Advisors

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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Braskem Qpar SA from Unipar Carbocloro SA resulting in a new company BRK Investimentos Petroquímicos SA
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Braskem Qpar SA from Unipar Carbocloro SA resulting in a new company BRK Investimentos Petroquímicos SA
Investment Advisor
Advised on Braskem SA purchases Sunoco Chemicals, Inc. /Polypropylene Business from Sunoco, Inc.
Investment Advisor
Advised on Braskem SA purchases Cetrel SA /BR from Odebrecht Investimentos SA
Investment Advisor
Advised on Cia Brasileira Petroleo Ipiranga SA /Private Group purchases Cia Brasileira Petroleo Ipiranga SA from Petróleo Brasileiro SA, Cia Petroquímica do Sul SA
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Dow Chemical Co. /Polypropylene Bus from Dow Chemical Company
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Sunoco Chemicals, Inc. /Polypropylene Business from Sunoco, Inc.
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Dow Chemical Co. /Polypropylene Bus from Dow Chemical Company
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Sunoco Chemicals, Inc. /Polypropylene Business from Sunoco, Inc.
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Advised on Braskem SA purchases Dow Chemical Co. /Polypropylene Bus from Dow Chemical Company
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Advisors & Consultants

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Partner at Mayer Brown LLP
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Partner at White & Case LLP

Clients

Companies ▾
   Hilliard, OH
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. engages in the manufacture of thermoplastic corrugated pipe which provides suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. It operates through the following segments: Domestic and International. The Domestic segment focuses on the manufacture and sale of products throughout the United States. The International segment concerns the manufacture and sale of products in regions outside of the United States. The company products include corrugated high density polyethylene pipe, polypropylene pipe and related water management products. Advanced Drainage Systems was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Hilliard, OH.
   São Paulo City, SP
Ultrapar Participaçoes SA operates as a holding company. It engages in the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas and the production of chemicals. The company operates through the following segments: Gas Distribution, Fuel Distribution, Chemicals, Storage and Drugstores. The Gas Distribution segment, through Ultragaz, distributes LPG to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers in the South, Southeast, and Northeast regions of Brazil. The Fuel Distribution segment, through Ipiranga, operates the distribution and marketing of gasoline, ethanol, diesel, fuel oil and kerosene, natural gas for vehicles and lubricants and related activities throughout all the Brazilian territory. The Chemicals segment, through Oxiteno, produces ethylene oxide and its main derivatives and fatty alcohols, which are the raw materials for the home and personal care, agrochemical, paints, varnishes, and other industries. The storage segment operates liquid bulk terminals, especially in the Southeast, and Northeast regions of Brazil. The Drugstores segment trades pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products through its own drugstore chain in the states of Pará, Amapá, Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, and Rio Grande do Norte. Ultrapar Participaçoes was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
   Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Petróleo Brasileiro SA engages in the oil and gas exploration, production, and distribution activities. It operates through the following segments: Exploration and Production; Refining, Transportation, and Marketing; Distribution; Gas & Power; Biofuel; and Corporate. The Exploration and Production segment involves crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas exploration, development, and production. The Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment involves refining, logistics, transportation, trading operations, oil products and crude oil exports and imports, and petrochemical investments. The Distribution segment refers to the distribution of oil products, ethanol, and vehicle natural gas to wholesalers and through Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., its retail network in Brazil. The Gas & Power segment includes transportation and trading of natural and liquefied natural gas, the generation and trading of electric power, and the fertilizer business. The Biofuel segment involves the production of biodiesel and its co-products, and ethanol-related activities such as equity investments, production, and trading of ethanol, sugar, and the excess electricity generated from sugarcane bagasse. The Corporate segment comprises the financing activities not attributable to other segments including corporate financial management, and central administrative overhead and actuarial expenses. The company was founded on October 3, 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Key Stats and Financials as of 2016

Market Capitalization
$37.6B
Total Enterprise Value
$53.7B
Earnings Per Share
$-0.52
Revenue
$47.7B
Net Profit
$-411M
EBITDA
$12.4B
EBITDAMargin
25.91%
Total Debt
$35.4B
Total Equity
$1.72B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.13x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.35x
TEVNet Income
-130.56x
Debt TEV
0.66x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.17%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.52%
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Investments

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Rio Polímeros SA produces ethylene, propylene and polyethylene. It offers high density polyethylene resins (HDPE) for use in the production of supermarket bags, grocery bags, bottles for detergents & cleaning products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, gas hoses, water and drain pipes, fuel tanks for cars, and sunshades. The company was founded in June 2005 and is headquartered in Brooklin Novo, Brazil.

Suppliers

   Oil & Gas    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Petróleo Brasileiro SA engages in the oil and gas exploration, production, and distribution activities. It operates through the following segments: Exploration and Production; Refining, Transportation, and Marketing; Distribution; Gas & Power; Biofuel; and Corporate. The Exploration and Production segment involves crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas exploration, development, and production. The Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment involves refining, logistics, transportation, trading operations, oil products and crude oil exports and imports, and petrochemical investments. The Distribution segment refers to the distribution of oil products, ethanol, and vehicle natural gas to wholesalers and through Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., its retail network in Brazil. The Gas & Power segment includes transportation and trading of natural and liquefied natural gas, the generation and trading of electric power, and the fertilizer business. The Biofuel segment involves the production of biodiesel and its co-products, and ethanol-related activities such as equity investments, production, and trading of ethanol, sugar, and the excess electricity generated from sugarcane bagasse. The Corporate segment comprises the financing activities not attributable to other segments including corporate financial management, and central administrative overhead and actuarial expenses. The company was founded on October 3, 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
   Power & Utilities    Santiago, SA
Enel Americas SA engages in the exploitation, distribution and transformation of energy directly or through its subsidiaries and affiliates. It operates through the following business segments: Generation & Transmission, and Distribution. The Generation & Transmission segment composes of companies that own generation plants. The Distribution segment includes electricity supply to the final customers. The company was founded on June 19, 1981 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
   Oil & Gas    São Paulo City, SP
Ultrapar Participaçoes SA operates as a holding company. It engages in the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas and the production of chemicals. The company operates through the following segments: Gas Distribution, Fuel Distribution, Chemicals, Storage and Drugstores. The Gas Distribution segment, through Ultragaz, distributes LPG to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers in the South, Southeast, and Northeast regions of Brazil. The Fuel Distribution segment, through Ipiranga, operates the distribution and marketing of gasoline, ethanol, diesel, fuel oil and kerosene, natural gas for vehicles and lubricants and related activities throughout all the Brazilian territory. The Chemicals segment, through Oxiteno, produces ethylene oxide and its main derivatives and fatty alcohols, which are the raw materials for the home and personal care, agrochemical, paints, varnishes, and other industries. The storage segment operates liquid bulk terminals, especially in the Southeast, and Northeast regions of Brazil. The Drugstores segment trades pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products through its own drugstore chain in the states of Pará, Amapá, Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, and Rio Grande do Norte. Ultrapar Participaçoes was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
   Other Transportation    São Paulo, SP
JSL SA provides logistics solutions and services. It operates through the following segments: Logistics and Transportation, Rental, and Financial. The Logistics segment provides road transportation of cargo, public transport, collection and transportation of household, commercial or industrial waste, leasing of machinery, new and used equipment and vehicles, and river transportation of cargo. The Rental segment operates in rental of light vehicles. The Financial segment offers financial and/or operating leasing for the acquisition of vehicles and equipment. The company was founded by Julio Simões in 1956 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
   Chemicals    Ulsan, UL
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of petrochemical products. Its main products include polymer stabilizers, PVC stabilizers, organo-tin intermediates, plasticizers, polyurethanes, polyester diols, super-absorbent polymers, flocculants and alkyl phenols and functional monomers. The company was founded on December 15, 1965 and is headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea.
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Competitors

   Oil & Gas    Irving, Texas
Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. It is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company, and was formed on November 30, 1999 by the merger of Exxon (formerly Standard Oil Company of New Jersey) and Mobil (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New York).
   Plastics & Synthetics    Midland, MI
DowDuPont, Inc. operates as a holding company, which develops specialty materials, chemicals, and agricultural products. It operates through the following divisions: Agriculture, Materials Science and Specialty Products divisions. The Agriculture division offers a complete portfolio of products and technologies, and a robust pipeline of germplasm, traits and crop protection. The Materials Science division focuses to its market segments, offering a broad and deep portfolio of products and technologies to help customers. The Specialty Products division operates through the five businesses: Electronic Technologies, Protection Solutions, Nutrition & Health, Industrial Biosciences and Sustainable Solutions. The company is headquartered in Midland, MI.
   Oil & Gas    Wilmington, DE
Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels.
   Oil & Gas    Houston, TX
ConocoPhillips has a time-honored tradition of placing safety, health and environmental stewardship at the top of our operating priorities. This will not change as we move forward as an independent company. Our technical capability, asset quality and scale, and financial strength are unmatched among independent upstream companies and uniquely position us to compete anywhere in the world. While North America is our home and provides the majority of our production, we are active in almost 30 countries and in a wide range of geologic and geographic settings, including some of the world’s most challenging areas. From the frozen Arctic to the arid desert, we have a proven track record of responsibly and efficiently exploring for and producing oil and natural gas. Our production streams include light oil, heavy oil, oil sands, natural gas liquids, conventional natural gas, coalbed methane, shale gas and oil, and liquefied natural gas (LNG). By combining our legacy strengths with the focus and culture of an independent company, we believe we can unlock potential for all our stakeholders by helping to meet the world’s energy needs. Our highly skilled and dedicated workforce of over 16,000 employees embraces this opportunity. We look forward to sharing our exciting future with you and invite you to learn more about us
   Chemicals    Houston, TX
Westlake Chemical Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates through the Olefins and Vinyls segments. The Olefins segment manufactures ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, and associated co-products at the manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at the Longview facility. The Vinyls segment manufactures and sells building products fabricated from polyvinyl chloride, including pipe, fittings, profiles, foundation, building products, fence and deck components, window, and door components, film, and sheet products. The company was founded by Ting Tsung Chao in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
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