LG Chem Ltd.

LG Chem Ltd.

LG Chem Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

1947

Headquarters

LG Twin Tower,128 Yeoui-daero,Yeongdeungpo-gu,Seoul 07336

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

12.6K

Industries

Chemicals
Medical Support Services
Power & Utilities
Plastics & Synthetics
Electrical Products

Company Description

LG Chem Ltd. manufactures petrochemicals, IT & electronic materials and energy solution materials. It operates through through the following business segments: Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials, Batteries. The Petrochemical division offers naphtha cracking centers and polyolefins, synthetic rubbers and specialty polymers, polyvinyl chloride, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene and engineering plastics, acrylates and plasticizers. The IT & Electronic Material division provides optical and display materials namely polarizers, phosphors, organic light emitting diode, photosensitive materials for liquid crystal display; printed circuit materials such as flexible materials, halogen free materials, integrated circuit packaging materials, epoxy resin system materials, high speed materials and build-up materials; toners such as color toners, black laser printer toners and black copier toners. The Battery division provides lithium-ion cylindrical batteries, lithium-ion polymer batteries, lithium-ion prismatic batteries, medium and large batteries. The company was founded in January 1947 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Director

Managing Director & Head-Public Relations

Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior MD

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Board of Directors

Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at LG Corp.

Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at LG Chem Ltd.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at LG Chem Ltd.

Outside Director at LG Chem Ltd.

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Outside Director at LG Chem Ltd.

Director at LG Chem Ltd.

Former Auditor at Han Express Co., Ltd.

Professor at Seoul National University

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NPSK utilizes their Strategic Asset Allocation process to formulate investment strategy. Their asset mix is constructed on the basis of long-term returns rate, risk tolerance and capital market expectations. The firm’s Tactical Asset Allocation model refers to asset allocations modifications adapted to market changes, which allows them to take advantage of market inefficiencies. They invest in a range of asset classes including domestic fixed-income, domestic equity, international investments and alternative investments. NPSK’s fixed income and equity portfolios are managed both internally and externally. Alternative investments include infrastructure, real estate, corporate restructuring, private equity and venture capital.

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SAMC is an active, value-oriented manager which employs a top-down and bottom-up approach in its investment analysis. The firm provides expert discretionary investment advice on Korea and Asian markets. Investment teams consisting of portfolios managers and research analysts analyze a number of securities for consideration to include in an investment portfolio. Their portfolio construction process diversifies holdings across sectors, market capitalization, weightings and other variables in order to mitigate risk.

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Mirae Asset performs bottom-up research, aiming to identify the sustainable competitiveness of companies (a commanding market share, comparative advantages to competitors, a differentiated business model and high levels of transparency and corporate governance). They assess investment risk with expected return and monitor valuations, liquidity and corporate governance for their potential to inflict damage on long-term competitiveness. The firm constructs portfolios following a team-based approach to decision making, with extensive discussion and a firm commitment to adhere to their investment principles and process.

Recent Transactions
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Jiangsu Yoke Technology Co., Ltd. purchases LG Chem Ltd. /Photoresist Business from LG Chem Ltd.

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LG Chem Ltd. purchases Ugimag Korea Co., Ltd.

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LG Chem Ltd. purchases Uniseal, Inc. from Koch Enterprises, Inc.

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Advised onLG Chem Ltd. purchases Nanoh2o, Inc. from Oak Investment Partners resulting in a new company LG NanoH2O, Inc.

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Advised onLG Chem Ltd. purchases Daejung Em Co., Ltd. /Cathode Material Bus from Daejung EM Co., Ltd.

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Advised onLG Chem Ltd. purchases Uniseal, Inc. from Koch Enterprises, Inc.

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Clients

SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank, Arm, Brightstar, and others. The SoftBank Vision Fund segment engages in the investment business. The SoftBank segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The Brightstar segment engages in the distribution of mobile devices overseas. The Other segment includes Smartphone payments business, Alternative investment business, Fund business in Latin America and operation of the baseball team. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

General Motors Co. engages in the designing, manufacturing, and selling of cars, trucks and automobile parts. It also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. The firm operates through the following segments: GM North America, GM International, Cruise and GM Financial. The company sells vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Wuling, Maven, and OnStar brands. General Motors was founded by William C. Durant on September 16, 1908 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and distribution of motor vehicles and parts. It operates through the following business areas: Vehicle, Financial and Others. The Vehicle division offers motor vehicles. The Financial division provides financing, leasing and credit cards. The Other division includes manufacture of railways. The company was founded on December 29, 1967 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$59.3B
Total Enterprise Value
$60.9B
Earnings Per Share
$5.77
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.34x
TEVNet Income
137.29x
Debt TEV
0.14x
EBITDAMargin
13.54%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
17.29x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.38%
Revenue
$26B
Total Debt
$8.81B
Total Equity
$16.2B
Net Profit
$443M
EBITDA
$3.52B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$6,000
2010
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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Enevate Corp. operates as a silicon Lithium-ion battery technology company. It focuses on silicon-dominant Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles and consumer mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and notebook personal computers. The firm’s HD-Energy technology, delivers significant performance improvement over conventional graphite-dominant Li-ion batteries. The company was founded by Steven Cardona, Rabih Bachir Zaouk, Chunlei Wang, Marc J. Madou and Benjamin Y. Park in 2005 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

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Kryptos Biotechnologies, Inc engages in the development of life science tools that capture genuine status of each cell to present unbiased genomic characteristics. The company was founded by Jin Yong Lee and Jun Ho Son in 2017 and is headquartered in Hayward, CA.

Suppliers
SFA Engineering Corp. Electrical Products | Hwaseong, South Korea

SFA Engineering Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of machinery and automation equipment. It operates through the following divisions: Display Manufacturing Equipment, Distribution and Semiconductor Packaging. The company was founded on December 18, 1998 and is headquartered in Hwaseong, South Korea.

Power Logics Co., Ltd. Electrical Products | Cheongju-si, South Korea

POWER LOGICS Co., Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of electric supply and control devices. Its products include protection circuit,, smart, and camera modules, battery management system, battery pack, and energy storage system. The company was founded on September 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Cheongju-si, South Korea.

Seowonintech Co., Ltd. Plastics & Synthetics | Gunpo, South Korea

SEOWONINTECH Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture of mobile devices and components. It operates through the following business divisions: Manufacturing, Sourcing, and the Other. Its products include keypad, materials, flip-cover, book-cover, mobile router, and others. The company was founded on August 15, 1983 and is headquartered in Gunpo-si, South Korea.

Competitors
DuPont de Nemours, Inc. Plastics & Synthetics - Wilmington, DE

DuPont de Nemours, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the development of specialty materials, chemicals, and agricultural products. It operates through the following segments: Electronics & Imaging, Nutrition & Biosciences, Transportation & Industrial, Safety & Construction, and Non-Core. The Electronics & Imaging segment provides permanent and process chemistries for the fabrication of printed circuit boards to include laminates and substrates, electroless and electrolytic metallization solutions, as well as patterning solutions and materials and innovative metallization processes for metal finishing, decorative, and industrial applications. The Nutrition & Biosciences segment provides solutions for the global food and beverage, dietary supplements, pharma, home and personal care, energy and animal nutrition markets. The Transportation & Industrial segment engineering resins, adhesives, silicones, lubricants and parts to engineers and designers in the transportation, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer end-markets to enable systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. The Safety & Construction segment provides engineering products and integrated systems for a number of industries including, worker safety, water purification and separation, aerospace, energy, medical packaging and building materials. The Non-Core segment supplier of key materials for the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells and panels, including SOLAMET metallization pastes, TEDLAR backsheet materials, and FORTASUN silicone encapsulants and adhesives. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

Linde Plc Engineering, Construction & Architecture - Guildford, United Kingdom

Linde Plc engages in the production and distribution of industrial gases. It operates through the following segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Asia and South Pacific (APAC); Engineering; and Other. The America segment operates production facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. The EMEA segment comprises of production facilities in Germany, France, Sweden, the Republic of South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The APAC segment consists production facilities located primarily in China, Australia, India, South Korea, and Thailand The Engineering segment designs and manufactures equipment for air separation and other industrial gas applications. The company's business was roots back to 1879 and its was incorporated on April 18, 2017. Linde is headquartered in Guildford, the United Kingdom.

BASF SE Chemicals - Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Deu

BASF SE engages in the provision of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition and Care, Agricultural Solutions, and Other. The Chemicals segment supplies petrochemicals and intermediates. The Materials segment includes isocyanates and polyamides as well as inorganic basic products and specialties for the plastics and plastics processing industries. The Industrial Solutions segment develops and markets ingredients and additives for industrial applications such as polymer dispersions, pigments, resins, electronic materials, antioxidants, and additives. The Surface Technologies segment bundles chemical solutions for surfaces with the catalysts and coating divisions. The Nutrition and Care segment consists of ingredients and solutions for consumer applications in the areas of nutrition, home, and personal care. The Agricultural Solutions segment comprises fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and biological crop protection products, as well as seeds and seed treatment products. The Other segment focuses on the commodity trading, engineering and other services, as well as rental income and leases. The company was founded on April 6, 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

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