Kemira Oyj

Kemira Oyj

Kemira Oyj

Overview
Date Founded

1920

Headquarters

Porkkalankatu 3,Helsinki, Uusimaa 00180

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

4,732

Industries

Government
Engineering, Construction & Architecture
Chemicals

Company Description

Kemira Oyj engages in the provision of water quality and quantity management solutions, which improves energy, water, and raw material efficiency. It operates through the following segments: Paper, Municipal and Industrial, Oil and Mining, and ChemSolutions. The Paper segment provides customers with products and product packages that improve profitability, raw material and energy efficiency, and promote sustainable development. The Municipal and Industrial segment offers water treatment chemicals for municipalities and industrial customers. The Oil and Mining segment includes chemical extraction and process solutions for oil and mining industries. The ChemSolutions segment offers chemical products and customer-driven solutions to the food, feed, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Group General Counsel Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Interim President, Paper Segment & Asia Pacific

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

President Segment Industry & Water & Head of Region EMEA

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence

President Segment Pulp & Paper & Head of Region APAC

Board of Directors

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Oras Invest Oy

Director at Economic Education Foundation, Inc.

Member-Strategic Board at CEMS The Global Alliance in Management Education

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at National Cooperative Refinery Association

President & Chief Executive Officer at Orion Oyj

Chief Executive Officer at M+W Group GmbH

Executive Vice President-Renewable Products at Neste Corp.

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Owners & Shareholders
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VMPI is an active, growth and income-oriented investment manager, for which value is a secondary investment style. They manage diversified portfolios invested primarily in equity and fixed-income including bonds and loans, and, to a lesser extent, in real estate, hedge funds, private equity and derivatives. They mainly invest in Finland and Europe but also hold significant amounts of securities from the US, Japan and the emerging markets. The firm follows a bottom-up approach to select securities which they hold with a long-term outlook. Their portfolios include holdings in Finnish companies where they have acquired larger stakes so as to become major shareholders. They manage most of their portfolios in-house, but rely on third-party specialists for the management of non-European equity, private equity and hedge fund investments as well as real estate and infrastructure fund investments abroad.

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Impax is an active, long-only manager which aims to provide long-term risk-adjusted returns by specializing in opportunities created by the scarcity of natural resources and the demand for cleaner, more efficient products and services, through both listed and private equity strategies.The firm's listed equity funds seek to identify mispriced companies that are set to benefit from the long-term trends of changing demographics, urbanisation, rising consumption, and the resultant increases in resource scarcity. They invest in a small number of deeply researched global equity strategies across alternative energy, energy efficiency, water, waste, food and agriculture related markets. Their private equity infrastructure funds follow an operationally focused, value-add strategy, investing in renewable power generation and related assets throughout Europe.Impax identifies opportunities through a research intensive, bottom-up, stock picking process, seeking to invest in companies with high levels of corporate activity, low levels of sell-side coverage, rapid technological innovation and regulatory momentum.

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VER is a long-term, risk-averse manager which makes investment decisions on the basis of their required return and the yield potential of prospective investments. They allocate risk through investment in various investment categories, markets, industries, instruments, companies, as well as in bonds issued by different governments and of different maturities. The interest rate instruments and share instruments are liquid. The real estate, private equity, infrastructure and absolute return funds are of a longer-term duration.The firm is a responsible shareholder which does not intervene or otherwise participate in the administration of the companies in which they invest, but does maintain dialogue with their management and VER representatives may attend companies' general meetings. They believe that the best way for VER to promote the success of companies in which they have holdings is to be a responsible shareholder.

Recent Transactions
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Etelä-Suomen Voima Oy purchases Pohjolan Voima Oy from Kemira Oyj

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Kemira Oyj purchases Polymer Services LLC

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Kemira Oyj purchases Soto Industries LLC

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onKemira Oyj purchases Kemira Chemicals Oy from Silverfleet Capital Partners LLP, MB Rahastot Oy, Montagu Private Equity LLP

Investment Advisor

Advised onKemira Oyj purchases Verdugt BV from CVC Advisers Ltd.

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Advised onKemira Oyj purchases LanXESS AG /Paper Chemicals Operations from Lanxess AG

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Advised onRockwood Holdings, Inc. purchases Huntsman P&A Germany GmbH from Kemira Oyj

Attorney

Advised onRockwood Holdings, Inc. purchases Huntsman P&A Germany GmbH from Kemira Oyj

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Advised onNiacet Corp. purchases Kemira ChemSolutions BV from Kemira Oyj

Advisors & Consultants
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Vice President, Economic Development at Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Clients

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Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels.

Unilever NV engages in the production and marketing of consumer goods in the nutrition, hygiene, and personal care categories. It operates its business through the following segments: Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment, and Home Care. The Personal Care segment covers the sales of skin and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Foods segment includes the sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Refreshment segment sells ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. The Home Care segment is in charge of the sales of home care products such as powders; liquids and capsules; soap bars; and a wide range of cleaning products. The company was founded on November 9, 1927 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$1.73B
Total Enterprise Value
$2.46B
Earnings Per Share
$0.52
Revenue
$2.49B
Enterprise Value Sales
0.99x
TEVNet Income
31.34x
Debt TEV
0.35x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.18%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.1%
Total Equity
$1.17B
Net Profit
$78.6M
Total Debt
$860M
EBITDAMargin
12.27%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
8.08x
EBITDA
$305M
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Pharmatory Oy provides pharmaceutical ingredients and related services. It specialises in route scouting, process research and development, scale-up and cGMP manufacturing of key intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) with focus on quality operation and timely delivery. The compnay was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Oulu, Finland.

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Pohjolan Voima Oy provides electricity generation services. It produces hydro, nuclear and thermal power. The company generates electricity with water, uranium, wood, peat, agro biomass, recovered fuels, coal, natural gas, and oil. Pohjolan Voima was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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COROB SpA operates as a holding company, that engages in the manufacture and supply of tinting equipment. It offers dispensers, mixers, and shakers. The firm's products include Corob D50, Corob First1, Corob Clevermix 10, Corob Clevermix 550, Corob Evoshake 500, and Corob Simpleshake 30. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Felice, Italy.

Investors
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