Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Akzo 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 Developments

Feb 10, 2016: AkzoNobel Successfully Delivers On 2015 Targets
Jan 15, 2016: AkzoNobel And Evonik Break Ground For Production Joint Venture In Germany
Nov 23, 2015: WBCSD: Global Chemical Leaders Take Action To Help Reduce Emissions By An Additional 1.4 Gigatonnes Per Year By 2030
Jul 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q2 2015 Results
Apr 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q1 2015 Results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Facts 6
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employees 7
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Major Products and Services 9
Akzo Nobel N.V. - History 10
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Company Statement 15
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 22
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Business Description 22
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Corporate Strategy 23
Akzo Nobel N.V. - SWOT Analysis 24
SWOT Analysis - Overview 24
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Strengths 24
Strength - Performance Coatings Segment 24
Strength - Diverse End Markets 24
Strength - Cost Efficiency 24
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Weaknesses 25
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 25
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Opportunities 26
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 26
Opportunity - Business Expansion Initiatives 26
Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements 26
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Threats 27
Threat - Growing Competition 27
Threat - Raw Material Price Risks 27
Threat - Stringent Regulations 27
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 32
Financial Performance 32
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 34
Section 4 - Company's, Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 35
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary 37
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 38
Feb 10, 2016: AkzoNobel Successfully Delivers On 2015 Targets 38
Jan 15, 2016: AkzoNobel And Evonik Break Ground For Production Joint Venture In Germany 45
Nov 23, 2015: WBCSD: Global Chemical Leaders Take Action To Help Reduce Emissions By An Additional 1.4 Gigatonnes Per Year By 2030 46
Jul 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q2 2015 Results 47
Apr 21, 2015: AkzoNobel Publishes Q1 2015 Results 48
Feb 12, 2015: AkzoNobel Full-Year And Q4 2014 Results 49
Section 6 - Appendix 50
Methodology 50
Ratio Definitions 50
About GlobalData 54
Contact Us 54
Disclaimer 54

List of Tables
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Facts 6
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employees 7
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employee Biographies 8
Akzo Nobel N.V., Major Products and Services 9
Akzo Nobel N.V., History 10
Akzo Nobel N.V., Subsidiaries 17
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Competitors 28
Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratios based on current share price 29
Akzo Nobel N.V., Annual Ratios 30
Akzo Nobel N.V., Interim Ratios 33
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36
Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary 37
Currency Codes 50
Capital Market Ratios 50
Equity Ratios 51
Profitability Ratios 51
Cost Ratios 52
Liquidity Ratios 52
Leverage Ratios 53
Efficiency Ratios 53

List of Figures
Akzo Nobel N.V., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 32
Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratio Charts 34
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 35
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 36


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