Consolidation in the Chemical Industry and its Outlook

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In today’s marketplace, companies need to start treating M&As as a strategic tool that gives them an edge over its peers. Successful M&As typically help in seizing growth opportunities, improving capabilities, diversifying services/product portfolios, replacing leaders and/or strengthening its own position in the market, cutting costs along the value chain and, most importantly, assist in sustaining a dynamic environment. Consolidation in any industry is an inevitable phenomenon beyond a certain point in the business cycle. Firms consider M&As, JVs, and partnerships when they find it difficult to grow organically. Approximately 57% of chemical companies globally are facing a challenge in terms of organic growth, and are turning to profitable partnerships to stay afloat in this volatile industry.

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