Clariant International AG (CLN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2016 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Clariant International AG (CLN) - 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

Clariant International AG (Clariant) is a specialty chemicals company. It develops, manufactures, distributes and sells a broad range of specialty chemicals which are used in customers’ manufacturing and treatment processes. Its product portfolio includes additives, pigments, automotive fluids, agricultural residues, petrochemical catalysts, performance materials, surfactants, emollients, mining chemicals, intermediates and emulsions. The company's products find application in industrial, home care, crop protection, paints and coatings, automotive, plastic, transportation, refining and pharmaceuticals markets. It operates through a network of manufacturing facilities, research and development, and technical centers across the world. The company sells its products mainly in countries within Europe, Asia and the Americas. Clariant is headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland.

Clariant International AG Key Recent Developments

Jan 20, 2016: Clariant Performs Groundbreaking For New Healthcare Packaging Plant In India
Jan 19, 2016: Clariant And CB&I To Design Worlds Largest Singletrain Dehydrogenation Unit In China
Dec 01, 2015: Clariant Healthcare Packaging To Build New Plant To Support Pharmaceutical Industry In India
Jun 25, 2015: Clariant Appoints Allen Ferguson To Lead The Oil Services Business In Canada

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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
Clariant International AG - Key Facts 6
Clariant International AG - Key Employees 7
Clariant International AG - Key Employee Biographies 8
Clariant International AG - Key Operational Employees 9
Clariant International AG - Major Products and Services 10
Clariant International AG - History 12
Clariant International AG - Company Statement 21
Clariant International AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 22
Head Office 22
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22
Joint Venture 24
BusinessUnit 25
Section 2 - Company Analysis 26
Clariant International AG - Business Description 26
Clariant International AG - Corporate Strategy 27
Clariant International AG - SWOT Analysis 28
SWOT Analysis - Overview 28
Clariant International AG - Strengths 28
Strength - Well-Balanced Portfolio 28
Strength - Focused Research and Development 28
Strength - Strong Market Position 28
Clariant International AG - Weaknesses 29
Weakness - Patent Infringement Suit 29
Clariant International AG - Opportunities 30
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 30
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 30
Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives 30
Opportunity - Spin Off: Plastics & Coatings Business 30
Clariant International AG - Threats 31
Threat - Intense Competition 31
Threat - Raw Material Risks 31
Threat - Regulatory Environment 31
Clariant International AG - Key Competitors 32
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 33
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 34
Performance Chart 36
Financial Performance 36
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 37
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38
Clariant International AG, Recent Deals Summary 39
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 40
Jan 20, 2016: Clariant Performs Groundbreaking For New Healthcare Packaging Plant In India 40
Jan 19, 2016: Clariant And CB&I To Design Worlds Largest Singletrain Dehydrogenation Unit In China 41
Dec 01, 2015: Clariant Healthcare Packaging To Build New Plant To Support Pharmaceutical Industry In India 42
Jun 25, 2015: Clariant Appoints Allen Ferguson To Lead The Oil Services Business In Canada 43
Section 5 - Appendix 44
Methodology 44
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 48
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables
Clariant International AG, Key Facts 6
Clariant International AG, Key Employees 7
Clariant International AG, Key Employee Biographies 8
Clariant International AG, Key Operational Employees 9
Clariant International AG, Major Products and Services 10
Clariant International AG, History 12
Clariant International AG, Other Locations 22
Clariant International AG, Subsidiaries 23
Clariant International AG, Joint Venture 24
Clariant International AG, BusinessUnit 25
Clariant International AG, Key Competitors 32
Clariant International AG, Ratios based on current share price 33
Clariant International AG, Annual Ratios 34
Clariant International AG, Interim Ratios 37
Clariant International AG, Recent Deals Summary 39
Currency Codes 44
Capital Market Ratios 44
Equity Ratios 45
Profitability Ratios 45
Cost Ratios 46
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 47

List of Figures
Clariant International AG, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 36
Clariant International AG, Ratio Charts 38


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