Chapter 31. What Attracts Private Equity Firms to the Chemical Industry?

  1. Dr. Florian Budde Director2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO)3 and
  3. Dr. Heiner Frankemölle Director4
  1. Dr. Thomas Jetter

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch31

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jetter, T. (2005) What Attracts Private Equity Firms to the Chemical Industry?, in Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition (eds F. Budde, U.-H. Felcht and H. Frankemölle), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 2

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Taunustor 2, 60311 Frankfurt/M., Germany

  2. 3

    Degussa AG, Bennigsenplatz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 4

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Magnusstrasse 11, 50672 Cologne, Germany

Author Information

  1. Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH, Clemensstr. 9/Falkstr. 5, 60487 Frankfurt/M., Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312665

Online ISBN: 9783527612246

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Keywords:

  • chemical industry;
  • private equity firms;
  • chemical industry restructuring;
  • private equity transactions in chemicals;
  • value drivers;
  • private equity investments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chemical Industry Restructuring

  • Private Equity Transactions in Chemicals – Success Stories, Mostly

  • The Value Drivers of Private Equity Investments

    • Business Strategy and Operations

      • Performance Improvement

      • Cash Flow Acceleration

      • Implementation Principles

    • Financial Market Conditions

    • Aligned Interest of Management Teams and Financial Sponsors

  • Summary