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BASF SE (BAS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsBASF SE (BASF) is a chemical company, which carries out research and development, production, marketing and sale chemicals, plastics, agricultural solutions, oil and gas and performance products. It caters to a wide range of industries including construction, furniture, paper and pulp, construction, electronics, paints and coatings, automotive, and others. Its product line comprises solvents, electronic chemicals, concrete admixtures, pigments, food additives, fungicides and herbicides. BASF carries out research and development in alliance with global customers, scientists and partners. The company operates through an extensive network of manufacturing facilities across the world. It has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, Middle East and North America. BASF is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany.BASF SE Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic CooperationMar 29, 2016: Gazprom And France Discuss Russian Gas Supplies To French RepublicMar 24, 2016: BASF To Increase Prices For All Polyamide 6 And Polyamide 6.6 Base Polymers, Caprolactam And Adipic Acid In EuropeMar 10, 2016: Gazprom discusses Nord Stream 2 Project With BASF, ENGIE, OMV, Shell And UniperFeb 26, 2016: BASF: Market Environment Remains Volatile And ChallengingKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6BASF SE - Key Facts 6BASF SE - Key Employees 7BASF SE - Key Employee Biographies 8BASF SE - Major Products and Services 9BASF SE - Key Operational Summary 11BASF SE - History 12BASF SE - Company Statement 25BASF SE - Locations And Subsidiaries 27Head Office 27Other Locations & Subsidiaries 27Joint Venture 31Section 2 - Company Analysis 32BASF SE - Business Description 32BASF SE - Corporate Strategy 34BASF SE - SWOT Analysis 35SWOT Analysis - Overview 35BASF SE - Strengths 35Strength - Strong Support: Functional Materials & Solutions 35Strength - Research and Development 35Strength - Diverse End Markets 35BASF SE - Weaknesses 36Weakness - Declined Sales 36Weakness - Operational Issues 36BASF SE - Opportunities 37Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coating Industry 37Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements 37Opportunity - New Products and Solutions 37BASF SE - Threats 38Threat - Environmental Regulations 38Threat - Declining Oil Prices 38Threat - Competitive Pressure 38BASF SE - Key Competitors 39Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 40Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 40Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 41Performance Chart 43Financial Performance 43Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 44Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 45Section 4 - Company's, Oil & Gas, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 46BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 54Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 55Apr 01, 2016: Gazprom And OMV Sign Documents To Further Develop Strategic Cooperation 55Mar 29, 2016: Gazprom And France Discuss Russian Gas Supplies To French Republic 57Mar 24, 2016: BASF To Increase Prices For All Polyamide 6 And Polyamide 6.6 Base Polymers, Caprolactam And Adipic Acid In Europe 58Mar 10, 2016: Gazprom discusses Nord Stream 2 Project With BASF, ENGIE, OMV, Shell And Uniper 59Feb 26, 2016: BASF: Market Environment Remains Volatile And Challenging 60Feb 26, 2016: BASF: Personnel Changes In Investor Relations And Corporate Communications 63Feb 18, 2016: Fluor Awarded EPCM Work For BASF Chemicals Project 64Feb 10, 2016: BASF: Katja Scharpwinkel New Head Of Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions Europe Business Unit 65Feb 04, 2016: BASF Announces New Managing Director For BASF Philippines 66Feb 03, 2016: BASF: Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro To Lead BASF's Crop Protection Business In Asia Pacific 67Section 6 - Appendix 68Methodology 68Ratio Definitions 68About GlobalData 72Contact Us 72Disclaimer 72List of TablesBASF SE, Key Facts 6BASF SE, Key Employees 7BASF SE, Key Employee Biographies 8BASF SE, Major Products and Services 9BASF SE, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11BASF SE, History 12BASF SE, Subsidiaries 27BASF SE, Joint Venture 31BASF SE, Key Competitors 39BASF SE, Ratios based on current share price 40BASF SE, Annual Ratios 41BASF SE, Interim Ratios 44BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 54Currency Codes 68Units 68Capital Market Ratios 68Equity Ratios 69Profitability Ratios 69Cost Ratios 70Liquidity Ratios 70Leverage Ratios 71Efficiency Ratios 71List of FiguresBASF SE, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 43BASF SE, Ratio Charts 45BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 46BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 47BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 48BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 49BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 50BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 51BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 52BASF SE, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 53