Borregaard ASA (BRG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Borregaard ASA (BRG) - 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.


Borregaard ASA (Borregaard) is a chemical company that produces biochemicals and other selected organic chemicals. The company offers wide range of products that includes lignin based products dispersing agents for use in concrete admixtures, batteries, oilfield chemicals and agro chemicals and specialty cellulose for use in the production of cellulose acetate, cellulose ethers and other specialty segments. It also provides vanillin, bioethanol, fine chemicals and microfibrillar cellulose. Borregaard offers its products to various markets that include construction, agriculture, food and beverages, transportation and pharmaceuticals. The company operates factories and sales offices throughout Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. Borregaard is headquartered in Sarpsborg, Norway.

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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
Borregaard ASA - Key Facts 6
Borregaard ASA - Key Employees 7
Borregaard ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8
Borregaard ASA - Major Products and Services 9
Borregaard ASA - History 11
Borregaard ASA - Company Statement 13
Borregaard ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Joint Venture 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Borregaard ASA - Business Description 15
Borregaard ASA - Corporate Strategy 16
Borregaard ASA - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Borregaard ASA - Strengths 17
Strength - Eco-Friendly Products 17
Strength - Research and Development 17
Strength - Business Performance: Performance Chemicals 17
Borregaard ASA - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Business Performance: Specialty Cellulose 18
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 18
Borregaard ASA - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Eco-friendly Materials 19
Opportunity - Emerging Markets 19
Borregaard ASA - Threats 20
Threat - Competitive Market 20
Threat - Environmental Regulations 20
Threat - Raw Material Prices 20
Borregaard ASA - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Borregaard ASA, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 – Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables

Borregaard ASA, Key Facts 6
Borregaard ASA, Key Employees 7
Borregaard ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8
Borregaard ASA, Major Products and Services 9
Borregaard ASA, History 11
Borregaard ASA, Other Locations 14
Borregaard ASA, Joint Venture 14
Borregaard ASA, Key Competitors 21
Borregaard ASA, Ratios based on current share price 22
Borregaard ASA, Annual Ratios 23
Borregaard ASA, Interim Ratios 26
Borregaard ASA, Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures

Borregaard ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
Borregaard ASA, Ratio Charts 27

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