Braskem SA

Braskem SA

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.

Executives & Employees

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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Executive Director at Nordeste Quimica SA

Vice Chairman of the Board at Braskem SA

Fund Advisor at Spinnaker Capital Ltd.

Director at Braskem SA

Independent Director at Braskem SA

Professor at Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo

Director at Braskem SA

Partner & Managing Director at BR Partners Gestão de Recursos Ltda.

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Braskem SA purchases Cetrel SA /BR from Odebrecht Investimentos SA

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Advent International Corp., Grupo Transmerquim SA, GTM Do Brasil Comércio De Produtos Químicos Ltda. purchase quantiQ Distribuidora Ltda. from Braskem SA

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2016
Market Capitalization
$35B
Total Enterprise Value
$53.7B
Earnings Per Share
$-0.52
Revenue
$47.7B
Net Profit
$-411M
Total Debt
$35.4B
Total Equity
$1.72B
EBITDAMargin
25.91%
EBITDA
$12.4B
Debt TEV
0.66x
Enterprise Value Sales
1.13x
TEVNet Income
-130.56x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.17%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.52%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.35x
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