The Chemicals industry began the year with a decline in merger and acquisition (M&A) value to its lowest level since the global recession in mid-2009, due to fewer large deals (transactions worth more than $1 billion). Transactions in the US led deal activity, comprising nearly 45 percent of total deal value as chemical companies focused on domestic growth.
Welcome to Chemical Compounds, PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global chemicals sector that provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.
Highlights of what this quarter's analysis revealed:
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