October 2017 – Valence Newsletter

  • Profit growth is driving chemicals EV/EBITDA trading multiples which
    have hit an all-time high
  • High tier specialty chemicals and additives companies benefitting
    most with multiples increasing from c. 10 to 14x EV/EBITDA in the
    last 7 years
  • Chemical company profits remaining strong with no sign of weakening
    and consolidation continues to underpin margin growth
  • Monthly chemical company transaction volumes also continuing to
    track higher with 2018 expected to remain strong

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