Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) - Petrochemicals - Deals and Alliances Profile

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 41 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WCC) is a chemical company. The company manufactures and supplies petrochemicals and building products. It offers products such as polyethylene, epolene polymers, vinyls, and material safety data sheets. WCC also manufacture PVC deck, rail and fencing, window profiles and patio doors, and specialty PVC offerings. The company’s vinyl resin products find application in residential siding, pipe and fittings for various water, sewer and industrial applications, and PVC profiles for windows, doors, fence, deck and rail applications. It has two ethylene plants, two polyethylene plants and one styrene monomer plant. The company has presence in the US, China and Europe. WCC is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) - Petrochemicals - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the company's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), partnerships and financings. The report provides detailed information on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnership transactions recorded by the company over a five year period. The report offers detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value categorized into deal types, sub-sector and regions.

GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Petrochemicals eTrack deals database, and primary and secondary research.

Scope

- Financial Deals - Analysis of the company's financial deals including Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnerships.
- Deals by Year - Chart and table displaying information encompassing the number of deals and value reported by the company by year, for a five year period.
- Deals by Type - Chart and table depicting information including the number of deals and value reported by the company by type such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offering etc.
- Deals by Region - Chart and table presenting information on the number of deals and value reported by the company by region, which includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South and Central America.
- Deals by Sub-sector - Chart and table showing information on the number of deals and value reported by the company, by sub-sector.
- Major Deals - Information on the company's major financial deals. Each such deal has a brief summary, deal type, deal rationale; and deal financials and target Company’s (major public companies) key financial metrics and ratios.
- Business Description - A brief description of the company's operations.
- Key Employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Important Locations and Subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key centers of operation and subsidiaries of the company.
- Key Competitors - A list of the key competitors of the company.
- Key Recent Developments - A brief on recent news about the company.

Reasons to Buy

Get detailed information on the company's financial deals that enable you to understand the company's expansion/divestiture and fund requirements
- The profile enables you to analyze the company's financial deals by region, by year, by business segments and by type, for a five year period.

Understand the company's business segments' expansion / divestiture strategy
- The profile presents deals from the company's core business segments' perspective to help you understand its corporate strategy.

Access elaborate information on the company's recent financial deals that enable you to understand the key deals which have shaped the company
- Detailed information on major recent deals includes a summary of each deal, deal type, deal rationale, deal financials and Target Company's key financial metrics and ratios.

Equip yourself with detailed information about the company’s operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and key competitors.

Stay up-to-date on the major developments affecting the company
- Recent developments concerning the company presented in the profile help you track important events.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research
- Key elements such as break up of deals into categories and information on detailed major deals are incorporated into the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 5
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deal Details 9
Debt Offering 9
Westlake Chemical Completes Public Offering Of 3.6% Notes Due 2022 For US$250 Million 9
Westlake Chemical Completes Offering Of 6.5% Tax Exempt Revenue Bonds For US$154 Million 11
Westlake Chemical Completes Offering Of 6.5% Tax Exempt Bonds For US$100 Million 12
Acquisition 13
Westlake Chemical Partners Acquires Additional 2.7% Stake In Westlake Chemical OpCo For US$135 Million 13
Westlake Chemical Acquires Vinnolit Holdings from Advent International 15
Westlake Chemical Withdraws Offer To Acquire Georgia Gulf 17
Westlake Chemical Corporation - Key Competitors 19
Key Employees 20
Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21
Recent Developments 23
May 04, 2015: Westlake Chemical Reports First Quarter Earnings 23
Apr 13, 2015: Westlake Chemical Announces Executive Management Changes 25
Feb 24, 2015: Westlake Chemical Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Earnings For 2014 26
Feb 23, 2015: Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend: Update Feb 23, 2015 28
Nov 18, 2014: Technip Awarded Engineering And Procurement Contract For Westlake Chemical’s Ethylene Plant Expansion In Louisiana 29
Nov 04, 2014: Westlake Chemical Partners Announces Third Quarter Earnings 30
Oct 23, 2014: Westlake Chemical To Expand Ethylene Capacity In Lake Charles, LA 31
Aug 25, 2014: Westlake Chemical Increases Quarterly Dividend By 31% 32
Aug 05, 2014: Westlake Announces Record Second Quarter 2014 Income From Operations 33
May 19, 2014: Westlake Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend 35
May 05, 2014: Westlake Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings 36
Feb 20, 2014: Westlake Announces Record Quarterly And Full-Year Earnings For 2013 38
Feb 18, 2014: Westlake Chemical Declares Two-For-One Stock Split And Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend 12% 40
Appendix 41
Methodology 41
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41

List of Tables

Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Key Facts, 2014 1
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 5
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Westlake Chemical Completes Public Offering Of 3.6% Notes Due 2022 For US$250 Million 9
Westlake Chemical Completes Offering Of 6.5% Tax Exempt Revenue Bonds For US$154 Million 11
Westlake Chemical Completes Offering Of 6.5% Tax Exempt Bonds For US$100 Million 12
Westlake Chemical Partners Acquires Additional 2.7% Stake In Westlake Chemical OpCo For US$135 Million 13
Westlake Chemical Acquires Vinnolit Holdings from Advent International 15
Westlake Chemical Withdraws Offer To Acquire Georgia Gulf 17
Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Competitors 19
Westlake Chemical Corporation, Key Employees 20
Westlake Chemical Corporation, Subsidiaries 21

List of Figures

Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 5
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 6
Westlake Chemical Corporation, PetroChemicals, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 7


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