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Asahi Kasei Corporation (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 Corporation (Asahi Kasei), formerly known as Asahi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd., is a holding company of Asahi Kasei Group. The company's product portfolio includes polymers, acrylonitrile, caustic soda, styrene, diagnostic reagents, nutritional products, 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, Atlas, Pimel, Elcitonin, Hebel Maison, Planova, Eazet, Neoma, Sunfort and Hipore through its subsidiaries. The company has operations 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 Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsAug 15, 2016: Mitsubishi Chemical: Naphtha Cracker Of Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene RestartedAug 02, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For 1st Quarter Fiscal 2016Jun 17, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Opening Ceremony For Asahi Kasei EuropeMay 10, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For Fiscal 2015: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016Apr 25, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Establishment Of Subsidiary In VietnamKey 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 6Asahi Kasei Corporation - Key Facts 6Asahi Kasei Corporation - Key Employees 7Asahi Kasei Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Asahi Kasei Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Asahi Kasei Corporation - History 13Asahi Kasei Corporation - Company Statement 20Asahi Kasei Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 21Head Office 21Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21Joint Venture 24Section 2 - Company Analysis 25Asahi Kasei Corporation - Business Description 25Asahi Kasei Corporation - Corporate Strategy 26Asahi Kasei Corporation - SWOT Analysis 27SWOT Analysis - Overview 27Asahi Kasei Corporation - Strengths 27Asahi Kasei Corporation - Weaknesses 28Asahi Kasei Corporation - Opportunities 29Asahi Kasei Corporation - Threats 30Asahi Kasei Corporation - Key Competitors 31Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 33Performance Chart 35Financial Performance 35Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 36Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 37Section 4 - Company's Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 38Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Asahi Kasei Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 40Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 41Aug 15, 2016: Mitsubishi Chemical: Naphtha Cracker Of Asahi Kasei Mitsubishi Chemical Ethylene Restarted 41Aug 02, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For 1st Quarter Fiscal 2016 42Jun 17, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Opening Ceremony For Asahi Kasei Europe 45May 10, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For Fiscal 2015: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016 46Apr 25, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Establishment Of Subsidiary In Vietnam 48Mar 15, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Consolidation And Enhancement Of R&D Facilities In The Mizushima Works 49Mar 09, 2016: Asahi Kasei: Establishment Of Asahi Kasei Europe 50Feb 15, 2016: Asahi Kasei Closes Mizushima Naphtha Cracker Permanently 51Feb 04, 2016: Asahi Kasei Announces Consolidated Results For 1st To 3rd Quarter Fiscal 2015: April 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015 52Sep 15, 2015: ZOLL to Focus on Delivering One-of-a-kind Rescuer Experience at Ems World Expo 54Section 6 - Appendix 56Methodology 56Ratio Definitions 56About GlobalData 60Contact Us 60Disclaimer 60List of TablesAsahi Kasei Corporation, Key Facts 6Asahi Kasei Corporation, Key Employees 7Asahi Kasei Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Asahi Kasei Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Asahi Kasei Corporation, History 13Asahi Kasei Corporation, Other Locations 21Asahi Kasei Corporation, Subsidiaries 21Asahi Kasei Corporation, Joint Venture 24Asahi Kasei Corporation, Key Competitors 31Asahi Kasei Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 32Asahi Kasei Corporation, Annual Ratios 33Asahi Kasei Corporation, Interim Ratios 36Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39Asahi Kasei Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 40Currency Codes 56Capital Market Ratios 56Equity Ratios 57Profitability Ratios 57Cost Ratios 58Liquidity Ratios 58Leverage Ratios 59Efficiency Ratios 59List of FiguresAsahi Kasei Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 35Asahi Kasei Corporation, Ratio Charts 37Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 38Asahi Kasei Corporation, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 39