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Braskem S.A. (BRKM5) - 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.HighlightsBraskem S.A. (Braskem) is a thermoplastic resins provider that produces, distributes, and sells petrochemical and plastic resins. Its petrochemical products include ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, isoprene and butane; benzene, toluene, para-xylene, and ortho-xylene; automotive gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas; and intermediates and other basic petrochemicals in gaseous or liquid form. The company produces intermediates and plastic resins including polyethylene, polypropylene, liquid soda, and polyvinyl chloride and caustic soda in solid form, plastic pallets or powder.Braskem S.A. Key Recent DevelopmentsDec 23, 2015 Petrobras: New Naphta Agreement With BraskemDec 15, 2015 Petrobras: Naphta Agreement With BraskemNov 25, 2015 Braskem To Sell 461,000 Barrels Of Gasoline To PetrobrasNov 04, 2015 Braskem To Supply Gasoline To PetrobrasKey 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 6Braskem S.A. - Key Facts 6Braskem S.A. - Key Employees 7Braskem S.A. - Key Employee Biographies 8Braskem S.A. - Major Products and Services 9Braskem S.A. - Key Operational Summary 10Braskem S.A. - History 11Braskem S.A. - Company Statement 16Braskem S.A. - Locations And Subsidiaries 18Head Office 18Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18Section 2 – Company Analysis 21Braskem S.A. - Business Description 21Braskem S.A. - Corporate Strategy 22Braskem S.A. - SWOT Analysis 23SWOT Analysis - Overview 23Braskem S.A. - Strengths 23Strength - Operational Performance 23Strength - Research and Development 23Strength - Improved Performance of Segment 23Braskem S.A. - Weaknesses 24Weakness - Debt burden 24Weakness - Declining Performance of Chemical Distribution Segment 24Braskem S.A. - Opportunities 25Opportunity - Positive Outlook of Petrochemical Industry 25Opportunity - Growing Demand for Ethylene 25Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 25Braskem S.A. - Threats 26Threat - Raw Material Price Risks 26Threat - Stringent Regulations 26Threat - Stiff Competition 26Threat - Dependence on Suppliers 26Braskem S.A. - Key Competitors 27Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29Performance Chart 31Financial Performance 31Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33Section 4 – Company’s Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 34Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 36Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 37Dec 23, 2015: Petrobras: New Naphta Agreement With Braskem 37Dec 15, 2015: Petrobras: Naphta Agreement With Braskem 38Nov 25, 2015: Braskem To Sell 461,000 Barrels Of Gasoline To Petrobras 39Nov 04, 2015: Braskem To Supply Gasoline To Petrobras 40Oct 30, 2015: Petrobras: Amendments To The Naphtha Supply Agreement 41Oct 29, 2015: Petrobras: Naphtha Supply Agreement Extension 42Aug 06, 2015: Braskem Reports EBITDA Of R$ 2.6 Billion In Second Quarter 2015 43May 07, 2015: Braskem's Sales Grow 6% In First Quarter Of 2015 44Feb 12, 2015: Braskem Posts Net Revenue Or R$46 Billion In 2014 45Sep 25, 2014: Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development Announces 2014 Winners From Texas A&M University 46Section 6 – Appendix 47Methodology 47Ratio Definitions 47About GlobalData 51Contact Us 51Disclaimer 51List of TablesBraskem S.A., Key Facts 6Braskem S.A., Key Employees 7Braskem S.A., Key Employee Biographies 8Braskem S.A., Major Products and Services 9Braskem S.A., Key Operational Summary, 2011 10Braskem S.A., History 11Braskem S.A., Other Locations 18Braskem S.A., Subsidiaries 19Braskem S.A., Key Competitors 27Braskem S.A., Ratios based on current share price 28Braskem S.A., Annual Ratios 29Braskem S.A., Interim Ratios 32Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35Braskem S.A., Recent Deals Summary 36Currency Codes 47Units 47Capital Market Ratios 47Equity Ratios 48Profitability Ratios 48Cost Ratios 49Liquidity Ratios 49Leverage Ratios 50Efficiency Ratios 50List of FiguresBraskem S.A., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 31Braskem S.A., Ratio Charts 33Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 34Braskem S.A., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 35