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Asahi Kasei Corp (3407) - 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.HighlightsAsahi Kasei Corp (Asahi Kasei), formerly Asahi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., manufactures, processes, and sells chemical products. It is a holding company of Asahi Kasei Group. The product portfolio of the company includes polymers, acrylonitrile, styrene, diagnostic reagents, foam insulation panels, foundation systems, contact lenses, medical devices and electronic products. These products find application in the fields of chemicals and fibers, electronics, healthcare and construction. Asahi Kasei markets its products under various brand names such as Hebel Haus, Pimel, Elcitonin, Hebel Maison, Planova, Eazet, Neoma, Sunfort and Hipore through its subsidiaries. The company has operations presence in various countries including the UK, Belgium, Thailand, France, Germany, the US, Japan, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, Indonesia and Korea. Asahi Kasei is headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan.Asahi Kasei Corp Key Recent DevelopmentsOct 19,2017: Japanese firm wins supply contract for Kuwaiti desalination plantJul 24,2017: Asahi Kasei To Increase Production Capacity For SBR In SingaporeJul 04,2017: Asahi Kasei Resumes Production At Mizushima CrackerMay 04,2017: SABIC And Sadara Reach Project MilestonesFeb 07,2017: Asahi Kasei To Relocate Head OfficeKey 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 5Asahi Kasei Corp - Key Facts 5Asahi Kasei Corp - Key Employees 6Asahi Kasei Corp - Key Employee Biographies 8Asahi Kasei Corp - Major Products and Services 9Asahi Kasei Corp - History 13Asahi Kasei Corp - Company Statement 18Asahi Kasei Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries 19Head Office 19Other Locations & Subsidiaries 19Joint Venture 21Section 2 - Company Analysis 23Asahi Kasei Corp - Business Description 23Asahi Kasei Corp - Corporate Strategy 24Asahi Kasei Corp - SWOT Analysis 25SWOT Analysis - Overview 25Asahi Kasei Corp - Strengths 25Asahi Kasei Corp - Weaknesses 26Asahi Kasei Corp - Opportunities 27Asahi Kasei Corp - Threats 28Asahi Kasei Corp - Key Competitors 29Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 31Performance Chart 34Financial Performance 34Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 35Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 36Section 4 - Company's Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 37Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 37Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 38Asahi Kasei Corp, Recent Deals Summary 39Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 41Jul 24, 2017: Asahi Kasei To Increase Production Capacity For SBR In Singapore 41Feb 07, 2017: Asahi Kasei To Relocate Head Office 42Aug 15, 2016: Mitsubishi Chemical: Naphtha Cracker Of Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene Restarted 43Aug 02, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For 1st Quarter Fiscal 2016 44Jun 17, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Opening Ceremony For Asahi Kasei Europe 47May 10, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For Fiscal 2015: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016 48Apr 25, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Establishment Of Subsidiary In Vietnam 50Mar 15, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Consolidation And Enhancement Of R&D Facilities In The Mizushima Works 51Mar 09, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Establishment Of Asahi Kasei Europe 52Feb 15, 2016: Asahi Kasei Closes Mizushima Naphtha Cracker Permanently 53Section 6 - Appendix 54Methodology 54Ratio Definitions 54About GlobalData 58Contact Us 58Disclaimer 58List of TablesAsahi Kasei Corp, Key Facts 5Asahi Kasei Corp, Key Employees 6Asahi Kasei Corp, Key Employee Biographies 8Asahi Kasei Corp, Major Products and Services 9Asahi Kasei Corp, History 13Asahi Kasei Corp, Other Locations 19Asahi Kasei Corp, Subsidiaries 19Asahi Kasei Corp, Joint Venture 21Asahi Kasei Corp, Key Competitors 29Asahi Kasei Corp, Ratios based on current share price 30Asahi Kasei Corp, Annual Ratios 31Asahi Kasei Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 32Asahi Kasei Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 33Asahi Kasei Corp, Interim Ratios 35Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 37Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 38Asahi Kasei Corp, Recent Deals Summary 39Currency Codes 54Capital Market Ratios 54Equity Ratios 55Profitability Ratios 55Cost Ratios 56Liquidity Ratios 56Leverage Ratios 57Efficiency Ratios 57List of FiguresAsahi Kasei Corp, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 34Asahi Kasei Corp, Ratio Charts 36Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 37Asahi Kasei Corp, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 38