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Univar Inc (UNVR) - 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.HighlightsUnivar Inc (Univar) is a chemical distribution company that provides diverse industrial chemicals and specialty services. The product portfolio includes inorganic compounds, alcohol, acids and bases, surfactants, glycols and other specialty chemicals. It also provides services such as digital promotion or e-marketing of chemicals for its producers, chemical waste removal, on-site storage of chemicals for its customers, support services for the agricultural and pest control industries and environmental maintenance and response services. Univar caters to diverse industries including agriculture, mining, oil and gas, personal care, coatings and adhesives, household and industrial cleaning, environmental sciences, food ingredients, pharmaceutical, and water treatment. The company specializes in providing value-added services including blending, repackaging services, formulation assistance and storage and logistics. It offers its products and services to customers located in the US, Europe, Canada and Mexico. Univar is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, the US.Univar Inc Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 17,2017: Univar Names Ian Gresham As Chief Marketing OfficerFeb 22,2017: Univar Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial ResultsJan 20,2017: Univar Announces Re-pricing Of Term Loan B FacilityDec 09,2016: Univar announces management changesNov 04,2016: Univar Reports 2016 Third Quarter Financial 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 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Univar Inc - Key Facts 5Univar Inc - Key Employees 6Univar Inc - Key Employee Biographies 8Univar Inc - Major Products and Services 9Univar Inc - History 14Univar Inc - Company Statement 20Univar Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries 24Head Office 24Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24Section 2 - Company Analysis 27Univar Inc - Business Description 27Univar Inc - Corporate Strategy 29Univar Inc - SWOT Analysis 30SWOT Analysis - Overview 30Univar Inc - Strengths 30Univar Inc - Weaknesses 31Univar Inc - Opportunities 32Univar Inc - Threats 33Univar Inc - Key Competitors 34Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36Performance Chart 39Financial Performance 39Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 40Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 41Univar Inc, Recent Deals Summary 42Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 43Mar 17, 2017: Univar Names Ian Gresham As Chief Marketing Officer 43Feb 22, 2017: Univar Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Financial Results 44Jan 20, 2017: Univar Announces Re-pricing Of Term Loan B Facility 46Dec 09, 2016: Univar announces management changes 47Nov 04, 2016: Univar Reports 2016 Third Quarter Financial Results 48Nov 03, 2016: Univar Appoints CEO Stephen D. Newlin As Chairman; William S. Stavropoulos Becomes Lead Director 50Aug 09, 2016: Univar Reports 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results 51Jun 24, 2016: Univar Receives Decision From Canadian Tax Court On Previously Disclosed Dispute 53Jun 02, 2016: Univar Elects Daniel Doheny To Board Of Directors 54May 03, 2016: Univar Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results 55Section 5 - Appendix 57Methodology 57Ratio Definitions 57About GlobalData 61Contact Us 61Disclaimer 61List of TablesUnivar Inc, Key Facts 5Univar Inc, Key Employees 6Univar Inc, Key Employee Biographies 8Univar Inc, Major Products and Services 9Univar Inc, History 14Univar Inc, Other Locations 24Univar Inc, Subsidiaries 25Univar Inc, Key Competitors 34Univar Inc, Ratios based on current share price 35Univar Inc, Annual Ratios 36Univar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 37Univar Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 38Univar Inc, Interim Ratios 40Univar Inc, Recent Deals Summary 42Currency Codes 57Capital Market Ratios 57Equity Ratios 58Profitability Ratios 58Cost Ratios 59Liquidity Ratios 59Leverage Ratios 60Efficiency Ratios 60List of FiguresUnivar Inc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 39Univar Inc, Ratio Charts 41