BASF SE (BAS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

GlobalData
February 3, 2015
68 Pages - GLDATA32737
$125.00

BASF SE (BAS) - 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.

Highlights

BASF SE (BASF) is a chemical company. It researches, develops, produces, markets and sale chemicals, plastics, agricultural solutions, oil and gas and performance products. It caters to a range of industries including construction, furniture, paper, automotive, utilities, and others. BASF carries out research and development activities in alliance with global customers, science and partners. Its key partners comprise Gazprom, Sinopec, Petronas, Total and others. The company operates through an extensive network of manufacturing facilities across the world. It has presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, Middle East and North America. BASF is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany.As part of its growth strategy, the company focuses on production of a broad range of basic chemicals and intermediates in integrated production facilities. It also focuses on continuous optimization of raw materials and cost effective logistics.

BASF SE Key Recent Developments

Jan 22, 2015: BASF Plans Worldwide Expansion Of PVP Production
Jan 19, 2015: BASF presents materials for energy efficient and sustainable construction
Dec 04, 2013: Pacific NorthWest LNG to utilize BASF’s OASE Gas Treating technology for the purification of natural gas
Nov 27, 2013: BASF produces first commercial volumes of butanediol from renewable raw material
Oct 25, 2013: Robust third quarter 2013 for BASF

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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
BASF SE - Key Facts 6
BASF SE - Key Employees 7
BASF SE - Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF SE - Major Products and Services 9
BASF SE - Key Operational Summary 11
BASF SE - History 12
BASF SE - Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21
Joint Venture 26
Section 2 – Company Analysis 27
BASF SE - Business Description 27
BASF SE - Corporate Strategy 29
BASF SE - SWOT Analysis 30
SWOT Analysis - Overview 30
BASF SE - Strengths 30
Strength - Diversified Business Operations 30
Strength - Strong Research and Development Activities 30
Strength - Strong Foothold in the Chemical Industry 30
BASF SE - Weaknesses 31
Weakness - Debt Obligations 31
BASF SE - Opportunities 32
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 32
Opportunity - Asia Pacific Strategy 2020 32
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition 32
BASF SE - Threats 33
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 33
Threat - Differential Feedstock Costs 33
Threat - Competitive Pressure 33
BASF SE - Key Competitors 34
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 35
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 36
Performance Chart 38
Financial Performance 38
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 39
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 40
Section 4 – Company’s, Oil & Gas, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 41
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 49
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 50
Jan 22, 2015: BASF Plans Worldwide Expansion Of PVP Production 50
Jan 19, 2015: BASF presents materials for energy efficient and sustainable construction 51
Dec 10, 2014: BASF Builds New Chemical Catalysts Manufacturing Plant In Caojing, Shanghai 53
Nov 11, 2014: FoundOcean signs strategic agreement with chemicals company BASF 54
Oct 17, 2014: BASF Presents Innovations Across All Application Segments For The Oil And Gas Industry 55
Oct 14, 2014: BASF: Improved Flame Retardant Grade For E&E Applications 56
Sep 10, 2014: Novatec Solar and BASF start operations of solar thermal demonstration plant with new molten salt technology 57
Sep 08, 2014: BASF increases prices in Europe for Methylamine and Methylamine Derivatives 58
Jul 24, 2014: BASF increases earnings considerably in the second quarter due to higher volumes July 2014 59
Jul 17, 2014: BASF: Advance Notice Interim Report 2nd Quarter/1st Half 2014 62
Section 6 – Appendix 63
Methodology 63
Ratio Definitions 63
About GlobalData 67
Contact Us 67
Disclaimer 67

List of Tables

BASF SE, Key Facts 6
BASF SE, Key Employees 7
BASF SE, Key Employee Biographies 8
BASF SE, Major Products and Services 9
BASF SE, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
BASF SE, History 12
BASF SE, Subsidiaries 21
BASF SE, Joint Venture 26
BASF SE, Key Competitors 34
BASF SE, Ratios based on current share price 35
BASF SE, Annual Ratios 36
BASF SE, Interim Ratios 39
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48
BASF SE, Recent Deals Summary 49
Currency Codes 63
Units 63
Capital Market Ratios 63
Equity Ratios 64
Profitability Ratios 64
Cost Ratios 65
Liquidity Ratios 65
Leverage Ratios 66
Efficiency Ratios 66

List of Figures

BASF SE, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 38
BASF SE, Ratio Charts 40
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 41
BASF SE, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 42
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 43
BASF SE, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 44
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 45
BASF SE, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 46
BASF SE, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 47
BASF SE, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 48

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