Kazmierowski, Woufgang
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 63, p23
Trade Publication
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.


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