TITLE

PE BUYOUTS RISE IN GERMAN CHEMICALS

AUTHOR(S)
Kazmierowski, Woufgang
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 63, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that private equity buyouts in Germany have dramatically increased from 2002 to 2006. For the second half of 2006, Ernst & Young reported a private equity buyout volume of € 30bn ($41bn) compared to industrial buyouts of (€ 25bn) across all industries. Private equity buyers are after cash flow and the stability of the business. Companies in the chemical industry match these objectives perfectly.
ACCESSION #
24983111

 

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