Elkem ASA

Elkem ASA

Elkem ASA

Date Founded



Drammensveien 169,Oslo 0213

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Non-Energy Mining & Minerals
Metal Manufacturing & Products

Company Description

Elkem ASA engages in the manufacture and distribution of silicon-based materials. It operates through the following divisions: Silicones, Silicon Materials, Foundry Products, and Carbon. The Silicones division produces and sells a range of silicone based products across various subsectors including release coatings, engineering elastomers, healthcare products, specialty fluids, emulsions, and resins. The Silicon Materials division offers various grades of metallurgical silicon and microsilica for use in a wide range of end applications. The Foundry Products division supplies specialized ferrosilicon products to the cast iron and steel industries. The Carbon division includes carbon electrode materials, lining materials, and specialty carbon products for metallurgical processes for the production of a range of metals. The company was founded by Sam Eyde, Magnus Wallenberg, Knut Wallenberg and Knut Tillberg in 1904 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Managing Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Director-Research & Development

Senior Vice President-Human Resources

Senior Vice President-Technology

Senior Vice President-Business Development

Senior Vice President-Carbon

Board of Directors

Future Chief Executive Officer at Elkem ASA (Effective 12/2019)

Professional at Elkem ASA

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Frans Bonhomme SAS

Director at Elkem ASA

Chief Executive Officer at Elkem ASA

Managing Partner at X-Lence Group AS

Executive Advisor at FSN Capital Partners AS

Director at Elkem ASA

Former Chief Executive Officer at Bluestar Silicones France SAS

Chief Executive Officer & Director at EON Climate & Renewables GmbH

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AFM is an active, fundamental research-oriented manager which seeks to create long-term value for clients by investing in Norwegian and global equities and Nordic fixed-income products including high yield and investment grade bonds. They conduct research jointly with analysts from the fixed-income and equities departments.The firm employs specialized Norwegian, Nordic, global and life science equity strategies and fixed-income strategies, focusing on company analysis and fair value. They aim to identify securities trading significantly higher or lower than what they consider the underlying value to be based on traditional valuation techniques, appropriate management, a good business model and a strategic market position from which the company can benefit. They analyze the sector in which the company operates, looking for structural changes and changes in the macroeconomic environment.

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Eika is an active, growth and value-oriented, long-term manager. They typically invest in small- to large-cap global debt and equity with a specialization in Norway and the Nordic countries. Their investment strategy combines fundamental analysis and systematic analysis with a market psychology.The firm employs top-down and bottom-up approaches to construct focused portfolios, seeking to invest in companies with strong management teams, good products, stable growth prospects, good margins and strong potential to generate value and returns on investments.Eika performs in-house macroeconomic and fundamental research, supplemented by computer modeling and a company visit program. They invest in equity, fixed-income, derivatives and currency.

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First Fondene AS, part of Nansen Capital Partners AS, is a company headquartered in Oslo, Norway, that provides investment advice. It was founded in 2007. Erik Haugland has been the CEO since 2016.

Recent Transactions
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Elkem ASA issued NOK Ordinary Shares

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Elkem ASA, China National BlueStar (Group) Co., Ltd. purchase Fesil Rana Metall AS from Scully Royalty Ltd.

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China National Chemical Corp., Bluestar Elkem Investment Co., Ltd. purchase REC Solar ASA

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Established in February 1995, BYD Company Limited specializes in IT, automobile and new energy. BYD is the largest supplier of rechargeable batteries in the globe, and has the largest market share for Nickel-cadmium batteries, handset Li-ion batteries, cell-phone chargers and keypads worldwide. It is the largest supplier of rechargeable batteries and it also has the second largest market share for cell-phone shells in the globe. BYD Auto becomes the most innovative independent national auto brand and leads the field of electric vehicles with unique technologies. In the field of new energy, BYD has developed green products such as solar farm, battery energy storage station, electric vehicle, and LED, etc. It will continue to lead the new energy revolution in the world! BYD has developed from 20 employees in 1995 to a corporation with more than 150,000 employees and 10 industrial parks across China in 2009, including sites in Guangdong, Beijing, Shaanxi, Shanghai, and Changsha, totaling nearly 15,000,000 sq. m. It also has offices in the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other regions. BYD's IT business has earned a large and stable customer base owing to its reliable product quality. Currently, its IT Business Unit's customers include international cell phone giants Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Kyocera, Phillips, prominent domestic cell phone companies Huawei, ZTE, Lenovo, as well as cordless phone experts Vtech, Panasonic, and Sony. On January 22, 2003, BYD purchased Xi'an Tsinchuan Auto Co., Ltd. (now BYD Auto Co., Ltd.) and officially entered the auto industry. As a rapidly growing and innovative auto company, BYD's auto products and services include fuel and electric vehicles as well as auto molding and auto parts manufacturing. Its selection of vehicles include traditional high quality fuel vehicles F3, F3R, F6, F0, S8, G3, M6, L3, dual mode electric vehicles F3DM, pure electric vehicle e6 and pure electric bus K9. Dec. 15, 2008, F3DM, the world's first dual mode electric car independent of specialized charging stations, officially hit the market in Shenzhen. January 2010, pure electric vehicle e6 got approval from the government for launch; May 2010, the world's first pure EV taxies, BYD e6 taxies run into commercial operation. January 2010, BYD's pure electric bus K9 was developed successfully. BYD has secured its leading role in the global new energy vehicle business. BYD is now cooperating with the most experienced traditional car manufacture Daimler AG. BYD is committed to developing new green energy. It has developed solar farm, battery energy storage station, electric vehicle, LED and other green energy products. In the future, BYD will continue to lead the new energy revolution and help more countries in the world to get rid of oil pollution problems. All mankind will benefit from technological innovation! BYD will continuously progress, innovate, pursue excellence, and step into a brilliant future with its global partners

Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV engages in the design, engineering, manufacturing, distribution and sale of automobiles and light commercial vehicles, engines, transmission systems, automotive-related components, metallurgical products and production systems. It operates through the following geographical segments: North American Free Trade Agreement, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Maserati, and Components. The NAFTA segment engages in the designing, engineering, development, manufacturing, distributing and selling of automobiles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and Fiat brand names, vehicles with the SRT performance designation and from sales of the related parts and accessories in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The LATAM segment sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles and related spare parts under the brand names, Fiat and Fiat in South and Central America and it also provides financial services in Brazil and Argentina. The APAC segment offers cars, engines and transmissions and related spare parts under the Chrysler group and Fiat brands in China, Japan, Australia and India. The EMEA segment designs, develops and sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Chrysler, Abarth and Fiat Professional and the sale of the related spare parts in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Maserati segment manufactures, designs, engineers distribution and sale of luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand. The Components segments includes production and sale of lighting components, body control units, suspensions, shock absorbers, electronic systems, and exhaust systems, and others. The company was founded on April 1, 2014 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Meyer Burger Technology AG Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Gwatt, BE

Meyer Burger Technology AG engages in the development, production, and distribution of semiconductor technologies with a focus on photovoltaics. It operates through Photovoltaics and Specialised Technologies segments. The Photovoltaics segment refers to the processes of wafering, solar cells, solar modules and solar systems with its portfolio of systems, production equipment and services. The Specialised Technologies segment uses technologies that are successfully deployed in photovoltaics, particularly in the field of applying and removing layers on different substrates and materials as well as for slicing crystalline and other hard and brittle materials, for other high-tech sectors. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Gwatt, Switzerland.

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