GrafTech International Ltd.

GrafTech International Ltd.

GrafTech International Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

2010

Headquarters

6100 Oak Tree Boulevard,Park Center I,Suite 300,Independence, OH 44131

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

1,346

Industries

Electrical Products

Company Description

GrafTech is a world leader in graphite material science with more than 125 years of experience in the carbon and graphite industry. Our products are used in a variety of applications in a diverse array of industries: metal production, electronics, chemicals, aerospace and transportation, among others. The company’s history goes back to supplying arc carbons to the City of Cleveland, Ohio in the late 1800s, allowing the city to become the first in the world with electric street lamps. GrafTech has continued to innovate ever since, winning seven R&D 100 Awards in the last nine years for our revolutionary technologies. Our products, which include graphite electrodes, advanced carbon and graphite materials, and flexible graphite, are manufactured on four continents and sold to customers in over 70 countries. Continuing a century-old tradition of global leadership, the employees of GrafTech are united in their dedication to common goals: continually improving productivity, maximizing profitability and delivering the highest levels of quality and value to our customers

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Executives & Employees

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Vice President

Secretary & Chief Legal Officer

Director, Investor Relations

Executive Chairman

Chief Technical Officer

AGM Raw Materials

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Board of Directors

Managing Partner, Private Equity at Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at GrafTech International Ltd.

Independent Director at GrafTech International Ltd.

Former Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President-Finance, Director at Rayonier A.M. Canada Industries, Inc.

Vice President-Public Policy & Business Intelligence Group at General Motors Company

Managing Director, Private Equity at Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

Managing Director, Private Equity at Brookfield Business Partners

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Brookfield Asset Management (Infrastructure) invests in infrastructure assets across the globe with an investments of more than $10million and transaction between $500 million to 1.5 billion. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of utilities, transport, energy and data infrastructure sectors.

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Yacktman specializes in long-term US equity investment strategies. They may also invest in foreign equities, debt securities, and options. The firm is research-oriented and primarily utilizes fundamental analysis for the selection of equity investments. They employ a disciplined strategy and invest in securities of any size at prices that they believe offer an attractive forward rate of return. When implementing investment strategies for their clients, Yacktman uses strategies including long and short-term purchases, margin transactions and options writing, including covered options or uncovered options.

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RRAM employ a highly disciplined, proprietary investment approach which they refer to as \"Absolute Value.\" The strategy incorporates the most proven and enduring principles of value equity investing, with a specific avoidance of the pitfalls associated with the common Deep Value and Relative Value investment styles. The objective of this approach is to generate attractive, sustainable, low volatility returns over the long-term, with emphasis on minimizing downside portfolio risk. Their approach is based on four principal tenants: a focus on excellent companies trading at compelling prices; bottom-up portfolio construction; a focus on less efficient areas of the equity market; and risk aversion. RRAM's strategies include: Small Cap Value and Small-Mid Cap Value; Dividend All-Cap Value and Dividend All-Cap Value II; Long-Short Equity; and Focused Absolute Value.

Recent Transactions
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GrafTech International Ltd. issued USD Common Stock

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GrafTech International Ltd. issued USD Common Stock

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Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. purchases GrafTech International Ltd.

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With 100 million tonnes of annual production capacity and 260,000 employees across 60 countries, ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. We are the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading research and development and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in more than 22 countries spanning four continents, the company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature

Tenaris SA manufactures and supplies steel pipe products. The company engages in the production and sale of both seamless and welded steel tubular products and related services mainly for the oil and gas industry. Its principal finished products are seamless and welded steel casing and tubing, line pipe and other mechanical and structural steel pipes for different uses. Tenaris was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional engages in the production and sale of integrated steel. It operates through the following segments: Steel, Mining, Port Logistics, Railway Logistics, Energy, and Cement. The Steel segment offers flat steel, long steel, metallic containers and galvanized steel. The Mining segment encompasses the activities of iron ore and tin mining. The Port Logistics segment involves in the operation of the terminals built in the privatization period. The Railway Logistics segment holds interest in the railroad companies. The Energy segment consists of generation plants such as electricity to power rolling mills, production lines, hot metal processing, coking plants and auxiliary units. The Cement segment produces CP-III type cement as well as explores limestone and dolomite. The company was founded on April 9, 1941 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$2.08B
Total Enterprise Value
$5.1B
Earnings Per Share
$2.58
Net Profit
$745M
EBITDA
$1.03B
EBITDAMargin
57.33%
Total Debt
$1.82B
Total Equity
$-691M
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.85x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.96x
TEVNet Income
6.85x
Debt TEV
0.36x
Revenue
$1.79B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
59.91%
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Brookfield Special Situations Management focuses on investments in North American middle-market companies in the industrial products, building materials, metals, mining, homebuilding, financial services, forest products, oil & gas and manufacturing sectors. The firm targets companies that are experiencing financial or operational difficulties. Brookfield looks for companies that, although they are experiencing short-term distress, have attractive tangible assets, significant operating leverage and established business models. Brookfield targets transactions of $100 million to $250 million in debt or equity capital. Transaction types include: recapitalizations, convertible debt financings, asset acquisitions and the sponsorship of reorganizations, both in and out-of-court.

Suppliers
Dow, Inc. Chemicals | Midland, MI

Dow, Inc. materials science company, combining science and technology to develop innovative solutions. It operates through three business segments: Performance Materials & Coatings, Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure, and Packaging & Specialty Plastics. The Performance Materials & Coatings segment includes industry-franchises that deliver a wide array of solutions into consumer and infrastructure end-markets. The segment consists of two global businesses: Coatings & Performance Monomers and Consumer Solutions. These businesses primarily utilize Dow’s acrylics, cellulosics- and silicone-based technology platforms to serve the needs of the architectural and industrial coatings, home care and personal care end-markets. The Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure segment consists of two customer-centric global businesses Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes & CAV that develop important intermediate chemicals that are essential to manufacturing processes, as well as downstream, customized materials and formulations that use advanced development technologies. The Packaging & Specialty Plastics segment consists of two global businesses: Hydrocarbons & Energy and Packaging and Specialty Plastics. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, MI.

Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing | Kolkata, India

Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd. engages in the provision of carbon products. It operates through the Carbon Materials and Chemicals, and Power segments. The Carbon Materials and Chemicals focuses on the manufacturing operations. The Power segment involves in the generation and distribution. The company was founded by Damodar Prasad Choudhary, Shyam Sundar Choudhary, Bankey Lal Choudhary, Vijay Kumar Choudhary, Anurag Choudhary, Amit Choudhary, and Tushar Choudhary on July 28, 1987 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.

Competitors
Phillips 66 Oil & Gas - Houston, Texas

Phillips 66 engages in the processing, transportation, storage, and marketing of fuels and other related products. The company operates through the following segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining and Marketing & Specialties. The Midstream segment provides crude oil and refined products transportation, terminaling and processing services, as well as natural gas, natural gas liquids and liquefied petroleum gas transportation, storage, processing and marketing services. The Chemicals segment produces and markets petrochemicals and plastics on a worldwide basis. The Refining segment Refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products such as gasoline, distillates and aviation fuels. The Marketing and Specialties segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products such as base oils and lubricants, as well as power generation operations. Phillips 66 was founded on April 30, 2012 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

PetroChina Company Limited Oil & Gas - Beijing, Chn

PetroChina Co. Ltd. engages in the petroleum related products, services and activities. It operates through the following business segments: Exploration and Production; Refining and Chemicals; Marketing; Natural Gas and Pipeline; and Head Office and Other. The Exploration and Production segment involves exploration, development, production, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas. The Refining and Chemicals segment focuses on the refining of crude oil and petroleum products, production and marketing of primary petrochemical products, derivative petrochemical products, and other chemical products. The Marketing segment includes marketing of refined products and the trading business. The Natural Gas and Pipeline segment comprises transmission of natural gas, crude oil, and refined products and the sale of natural gas. The Head Office and Other segment relates to cash management and financing activities, the corporate center, research and development, and other business services supporting the operating business segments of the Group. The company was founded on November 5, 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Nippon Steel Corp. Metal Manufacturing & Products - Tokyo, Japan

Nippon Steel Corp. engages in the manufacture and trade of steel products. It operates through the following segments: Steelmaking and Steel Fabrication; Engineering and Construction; Chemicals; New Materials; and System Solutions. The Steelmaking and Steel Fabrication segment produces and distributes steel sheets, plates, bars and wire rods, pipes and tubes, and machinery parts. The Engineering and Construction segment develops steel plants, heat management facilities, and industrial machinery and equipment. The Chemicals segment deals with chemical products, carbon materials, and epoxy resin products. The New Materials segment manufactures and trades semiconductors, stainless steel foils, silicon carbide wafers, carbon fibers, and metal substrates for catalytic converters. The System Solutions segment includes information technology infrastructure services. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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