BASF SE

BASF SE

BASF SE

Overview
Date Founded

2008

Headquarters

Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38,Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz 67056

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

122K

Industries

Chemicals
Oil & Gas
Biotechnology

Company Description

BASF SE engages in the provision of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition and Care, Agricultural Solutions, and Other. The Chemicals segment supplies petrochemicals and intermediates. The Materials segment includes isocyanates and polyamides as well as inorganic basic products and specialties for the plastics and plastics processing industries. The Industrial Solutions segment develops and markets ingredients and additives for industrial applications such as polymer dispersions, pigments, resins, electronic materials, antioxidants, and admixtures. The Surface Technologies segment offers coatings, rust protection products, catalysts and battery materials for the automotive and chemical industries. The Nutrition and Care segment consists of nutrition and care ingredients for consumer products in the area of nutrition, home, and personal care. The Agricultural Solutions segment comprises fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and biological crop protection products, as well as seeds and seed treatment products. The Other segment is the exploration and production activities. The company was founded on April 6, 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

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Executives & Employees

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Supervisory Board

Former Chief Compliance Officer at BASF SE

Independent Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative at BASF SE

Co-Founder at Palantir Technologies, Inc.

Senior Advisor at Evercore, Inc.

Former Department Head in Materials Planning & Logistics, Stuttgart-Feuerbach Alternator Plant at Robert Bosch GmBH

President at industriAll European Trade Union

Non-Executive Director at BASF SE

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DWS Investments UK specializes in global alternative investments. They are an active, risk-aware manager which aims to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns through their multi-manager multi-strategy portfolios, multi-manager strategy-specific portfolios, and single-manager portfolios. DWS Investments UK offer investors access to a diverse range of regional and global strategies across the spectrum of direct real estate and infrastructure, real estate and infrastructure securities and commodities, private equity, sustainable investments and hedge funds.

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DWS' strategies incorporate a disciplined investment process and sophisticated risk management which builds on the research expertise and global resources and alternative asset management expertise of Deutsche Bank to leverage first-hand, real-time insight from a global research engine that links analysts and investment professionals worldwide. The firm's Discretionary Portfolio Management service is tailored to individual clients and is based on a disciplined investment process, a dynamic approach to investment decision making and effective risk management. Their investment process is run by the Wealth Management Global Investment Committee, which creates a formal asset allocation and offers advice on risk management and active FX hedging. DWS' investment process is centered on three \"pillars\": assembling expert judgment; analyzing asset price drivers and identifying fundamental changes to the investment regime. They employ a bottom-up analysis of the current situation, evaluating macroeconomic data, asset valuations and technical market factors and they attempt to identify fundamental changes to the investment regime throughout the process so they can react accordingly.

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Amundi-IM invests through funds in all asset classes and main currencies. The firm believes that overall analysis of a company, including economic, social and environmental aspects, allows for better assessment of the risks and opportunities that may affect its long-term valuation.

Recent Transactions
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BASF SE purchases Isobionics BV from Tailwind Business Solutions BVBA, Westertoren Innovation Ventures BV, Beheer Innovatiefonds Provincie Limburg BV

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SK Capital Management LLC, Archroma Management LLC, Archroma India Pvt. Ltd. purchase BASF India Ltd. /Optical Brightening Agents Business from BASF SE

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BASF SE, Wintershall Holding GmbH purchase DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG from LetterOne Holdings SA resulting in a new company Wintershall Dea GmbH

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onAbbott Laboratories purchases BASF Pharma Ltd. from BASF SE

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Advised onAccess Industries, Inc. - New York, Basell NV /Private Group purchase Basell Service Co. BV from BASF SE, Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

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Advised onBASF SE purchases Bayer AG /Seeds & Non-Selective Herbicide Bus from Bayer AG

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Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, Solenis LLC purchase Basf SE /Paper & Water Chemicals Bus from BASF SE

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Advised onBASF SE purchases Becker Underwood, Inc. from Norwest Equity Partners

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Advised onBASF SE purchases Engelhard Corporation

Advisors & Consultants
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Co-Chair, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Practice Group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at DLA Piper

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Clients

Ford Motor Co. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of automobiles. It operates through the following three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Ford cars, Lincoln vehicles. The Mobility segment includes Ford Smart Mobility LLC and autonomous vehicles business. The Ford Credit segment comprises Ford Credit business on a consolidated basis, which is primarily vehicle-related financing and leasing activities. The company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.

General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, and GM Financial. It sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. The company was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. engages in the development, manufactures, distribution, and sale of tires and related products and services worldwide. Its products include lines of rubber tires for automobiles, trucks, buses, aircraft, motorcycles, farm implements, earthmoving and mining equipment, industrial equipment and various other applications. The company was founded by Frank A. Seiberling on August 29, 1898 and is headquartered in Akron, OH.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$56.7B
Total Enterprise Value
$75.3B
Earnings Per Share
$5.12
Revenue
$62.7B
Net Profit
$4.71B
EBITDA
$9.57B
EBITDAMargin
15.27%
Total Debt
$21.4B
Total Equity
$36.1B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.2x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.87x
TEVNet Income
16x
Debt TEV
0.28x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-3.82%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-3.26%
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Dystar Group manufactures and markets dyes for the textile industry. The firm specializes in textile coloration. It offers its customers a complete range of auxiliaries and colorants. Dystar Group was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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SiPix Technology, Inc., part of E Ink Holdings, Inc., is a company headquartered in Taiwan, Taiwan. The firm provides electronic paper and display innovation services. It was founded in 1999.

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ChemConnect, Inc. provides market information and e-commerce solutions. It operates an electronic exchange that trades midstream energy, feedstocks, chemicals, and commodities. The firm offers third party commodity exchange, auctions, bulletin-board, back-end fulfillment, and market information services for NGL's, chemicals, feedstocks, polymers, and fuel oil. The company was incorporated on July 19, 2000 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

Investors
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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Deputy Speaker at United Kingdom House of Lords

Suppliers
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Praxair, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Danbury, Connecticut

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Touax Consumer Services | Paris, IF

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Competitors
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Ecolab, Inc. Chemicals - St. Paul, MN

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Celanese Corporation Plastics & Synthetics - Irving, TX

Celanese is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. As a recognized product and process technology innovator, we help to create applications that meet the needs of our customers worldwide. Our highly-diversified product portfolio serves a broad range of end-use applications including paints and coatings, textiles, automotive applications, consumer and medical applications, performance industrial applications, filter media, paper and packaging, chemical additives, construction, consumer and industrial adhesives, and food and beverage applications. Our products hold leading positions in the industries we serve worldwide and are complimented by a large global production capacity, operating efficiencies, proprietary production technology and competitive cost structures. Based in Dallas, Texas and with an employee base of approximately 7,600 worldwide; we serve our customers through operations located primarily in North America, Europe and Asia with 27 production facilities and an additional 8 strategic affiliate production facilities. Our net sales totaled $6.8 billion in 2011, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America

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