Covestro AG

Covestro AG

Covestro AG

Date Founded



Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 60,Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen 51373

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Plastics & Synthetics
Wholesale: Raw Materials

Company Description

Covestro AG manufactures and supplies polymers. It operates through the following segments: Polyurethanes; Polycarbonates; and Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties. The Polyurethanes segment refers to the development, manufacture, and sale of precursors for polyurethanes which are isocyanates and polyether polyols used primarily in the furniture and automotive industries. The Polycarbonates segment develops, produces and markets plastic polycarbonate in the form of granules and semifinished products for automotive industry. The Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties segment is responsible for the development and production of coatings, adhesives, sealants as well as specialties primarily for polyurethane systems. The company was founded on August 20, 2015 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Head of Investor Relations

Global Head-Communications & Public Affairs

Head, Polycarbonates Segment

Head-Customer & Product Management

In-House Counsel

In-House Counsel

Supervisory Board

Former Head-Human Resources at Bayer AG

Vice Chairman-Supervisory Board at Covestro AG

Chief Financial Officer at Bayer AG

Former Senior Partner at KPMG International

Employee Representative at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Chief Executive Officer at Deutsches Aktieninstitut eV

Former Executive Secretary at United Nations Children's Fund

Member-Supervisory Board at Covestro AG

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AP1 is an active, risk-averse manager focused on long-term capital appreciation and meeting planned withdrawals. They seek to diversify and reduce sensitivity to unexpected events by investing in equities, fixed-income, real estate, hedge funds and private equity funds.The firm manages risk by allocating between equity, fixed-income and currency exposure and by establishing the interest sensitivity (duration) of the fixed-income portfolio. They manage large and mid-cap Swedish and foreign equities internally and utilize external managers mainly for emerging markets and foreign small-cap investments. AP1 manages their fixed-income portfolio according to a holistic perspective, investing in an individual market based on total exposure in the fixed-income portfolio and with respect to the desired risk profile. The firm invests in real estate, aiming to make the overall portfolio more robust. Their strategy is to increase the share of Swedish and international real estate investments. They seek a continuous return from rents and invest to a lesser degree in strategies where expected value appreciation is the key component of total return.

Recent Transactions
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Covestro AG issued Ordinary Shares

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Bayer AG, Covestro AG purchase Thermoplast Composite GmbH

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Bayer AG, Covestro AG purchase Baulé SAS from Eximium SAS

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