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Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA) - 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.HighlightsAkzo Nobel N.V. (Akzo Nobel) is a global paints and coatings provider. It manufactures and supplies specialty chemicals. The company's products portfolio comprises functional chemicals, industrial chemicals, pulp and performance chemicals, surface chemicals, vehicle refinishes, powder coatings, industrial coatings, wood finishes and adhesives, and marine and protective coatings. Akzo Nobel caters its products to markets including buildings and infrastructure, industrial, consumer goods and transportation. Akzo Nobel also provides various services, color concepts, mixing machines, and training courses for the consumer, building and renovation industry. The company has a presence in various countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Akzo Nobel is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Akzo Nobel N.V. Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 10, 2016: AkzoNobel Successfully Delivers On 2015 TargetsJan 15, 2016: AkzoNobel And Evonik Break Ground For Production Joint Venture In GermanyNov 23, 2015: WBCSD: Global Chemical Leaders Take Action To Help Reduce Emissions By An Additional 1.4 Gigatonnes Per Year By 2030Jul 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q2 2015 ResultsApr 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q1 2015 ResultsKey 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 6Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Facts 6Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employees 7Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employee Biographies 8Akzo Nobel N.V. - Major Products and Services 9Akzo Nobel N.V. - History 10Akzo Nobel N.V. - Company Statement 15Akzo Nobel N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 - Company Analysis 22Akzo Nobel N.V. - Business Description 22Akzo Nobel N.V. - Corporate Strategy 23Akzo Nobel N.V. - SWOT Analysis 24SWOT Analysis - Overview 24Akzo Nobel N.V. - Strengths 24Strength - Performance Coatings Segment 24Strength - Diverse End Markets 24Strength - Cost Efficiency 24Akzo Nobel N.V. - Weaknesses 25Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 25Akzo Nobel N.V. - Opportunities 26Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 26Opportunity - Business Expansion Initiatives 26Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements 26Akzo Nobel N.V. - Threats 27Threat - Growing Competition 27Threat - Raw Material Price Risks 27Threat - Stringent Regulations 27Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Competitors 28Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30Performance Chart 32Financial Performance 32Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34Section 4 - Company's, Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 35Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary 37Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 38Feb 10, 2016: AkzoNobel Successfully Delivers On 2015 Targets 38Jan 15, 2016: AkzoNobel And Evonik Break Ground For Production Joint Venture In Germany 45Nov 23, 2015: WBCSD: Global Chemical Leaders Take Action To Help Reduce Emissions By An Additional 1.4 Gigatonnes Per Year By 2030 46Jul 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q2 2015 Results 47Apr 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q1 2015 Results 48Feb 12, 2015: AkzoNobel Full-Year And Q4 2014 Results 49Section 6 - Appendix 50Methodology 50Ratio Definitions 50About GlobalData 54Contact Us 54Disclaimer 54List of TablesAkzo Nobel N.V., Key Facts 6Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employees 7Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employee Biographies 8Akzo Nobel N.V., Major Products and Services 9Akzo Nobel N.V., History 10Akzo Nobel N.V., Subsidiaries 17Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Competitors 28Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratios based on current share price 29Akzo Nobel N.V., Annual Ratios 30Akzo Nobel N.V., Interim Ratios 33Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary 37Currency Codes 50Capital Market Ratios 50Equity Ratios 51Profitability Ratios 51Cost Ratios 52Liquidity Ratios 52Leverage Ratios 53Efficiency Ratios 53List of FiguresAkzo Nobel N.V., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 32Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratio Charts 34Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36