December 2015 – Valence Newsletter

  • Chemicals M&A hits an all-time high in 2015 and 2016 looks on track to continue the trend
  • Almost 60 large specialty chemicals transactions greater than $1bn in last five years and number of deals continues to increase
  • Recent market volatility lowering chemical company trading multiples by c. 1x EBITDA while transaction multiples remain robust
  • Trading multiples across food ingredients, pharma & agrochemical intermediates and flavours & fragrances continue to outperform

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