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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.HighlightsClariant 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 DevelopmentsJan 20, 2016: Clariant Performs Groundbreaking For New Healthcare Packaging Plant In IndiaJan 19, 2016: Clariant And CB&I To Design Worlds Largest Singletrain Dehydrogenation Unit In ChinaDec 01, 2015: Clariant Healthcare Packaging To Build New Plant To Support Pharmaceutical Industry In IndiaJun 25, 2015: Clariant Appoints Allen Ferguson To Lead The Oil Services Business In CanadaKey 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 6Clariant International AG - Key Facts 6Clariant International AG - Key Employees 7Clariant International AG - Key Employee Biographies 8Clariant International AG - Key Operational Employees 9Clariant International AG - Major Products and Services 10Clariant International AG - History 12Clariant International AG - Company Statement 21Clariant International AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 22Head Office 22Other Locations & Subsidiaries 22Joint Venture 24BusinessUnit 25Section 2 - Company Analysis 26Clariant International AG - Business Description 26Clariant International AG - Corporate Strategy 27Clariant International AG - SWOT Analysis 28SWOT Analysis - Overview 28Clariant International AG - Strengths 28Strength - Well-Balanced Portfolio 28Strength - Focused Research and Development 28Strength - Strong Market Position 28Clariant International AG - Weaknesses 29Weakness - Patent Infringement Suit 29Clariant International AG - Opportunities 30Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry 30Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 30Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives 30Opportunity - Spin Off: Plastics & Coatings Business 30Clariant International AG - Threats 31Threat - Intense Competition 31Threat - Raw Material Risks 31Threat - Regulatory Environment 31Clariant International AG - Key Competitors 32Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 33Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 34Performance Chart 36Financial Performance 36Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 37Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 38Clariant International AG, Recent Deals Summary 39Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 40Jan 20, 2016: Clariant Performs Groundbreaking For New Healthcare Packaging Plant In India 40Jan 19, 2016: Clariant And CB&I To Design Worlds Largest Singletrain Dehydrogenation Unit In China 41Dec 01, 2015: Clariant Healthcare Packaging To Build New Plant To Support Pharmaceutical Industry In India 42Jun 25, 2015: Clariant Appoints Allen Ferguson To Lead The Oil Services Business In Canada 43Section 5 - Appendix 44Methodology 44Ratio Definitions 44About GlobalData 48Contact Us 48Disclaimer 48List of TablesClariant International AG, Key Facts 6Clariant International AG, Key Employees 7Clariant International AG, Key Employee Biographies 8Clariant International AG, Key Operational Employees 9Clariant International AG, Major Products and Services 10Clariant International AG, History 12Clariant International AG, Other Locations 22Clariant International AG, Subsidiaries 23Clariant International AG, Joint Venture 24Clariant International AG, BusinessUnit 25Clariant International AG, Key Competitors 32Clariant International AG, Ratios based on current share price 33Clariant International AG, Annual Ratios 34Clariant International AG, Interim Ratios 37Clariant International AG, Recent Deals Summary 39Currency Codes 44Capital Market Ratios 44Equity Ratios 45Profitability Ratios 45Cost Ratios 46Liquidity Ratios 46Leverage Ratios 47Efficiency Ratios 47List of FiguresClariant International AG, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 36Clariant International AG, Ratio Charts 38