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This list is not exhaustive and is intended to serve as an introduction to IHS Chemical Consulting’s breadth of services offered:
|Project Name||Project Description|
|Buy-side Due Diligence on a Major Regional Petrochemicals Producer||For a private equity firm, IHS performed buy-side commercial and technical due diligence analysis of a major regional gas, NGLs, petrochemicals and rubber producer. IHS combined teams from Energy, Downstream and Chemicals covered the operations and value chains served by the Target company. Our project teams carried out site visits to assess production facilities, developed market and price outlooks for all of the energy and chemical products of the Target, and reviewed the commercial (cost, price, volume) inputs to the 5-year business plan including maintenance and logistics costs. IHS report documented the full technical and commercial assessment of the business, risks to the business plan and critical valuation drivers.|
|Technical Due Diligence||IHS Chemical was retained by an international bank to provide a technical due diligence on the buy side of a Russian petrochemical company’s divestment of its fertilizer assets. IHS Chemical visited the sites and attended the Management Presentation to gather operating information and management views. IHS presented its view on the operational state of the assets and prepared a report for the bank and the eventual buyer.|
|Restructuring of a Chemical Producer||IHS Chemical was retained by a creditor bank to analyze the business and financial situation of a chemical producer on the verge of bankruptcy. IHS Chemical advised the bank, the Client Company, and the bankruptcy court, valued the assets, and commented on financial statements and vendor lists.|
|Investment / Sell Side Analysis for a Portfolio||For a mid-tier private equity firm, IHS developed an analysis of future US and USGC industrial activity for 2015 through 2020. This work was based on IHS outlook for energy and chemical supply, demand and capacities, and energy and chemical prices. The project estimated industrial capital and maintenance expenditures, and was also based on IHS Global Insight outlook for GDP by country and region, and IHS Energy Insight outlook for oil and gas production and prices.|
|Profit Outlook for a Major Petrochemical Company||For a private equity firm focused on equity and credit investments, IHS developed an outlook for each of its many products, including a SWOT analysis (demand growth, industry consolidation, product substitution, cost competitiveness and technologies), and developed a detailed “bottoms up” operating cash flow model consistent with IHS energy and chemical price forecasts.|
As a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, this US-based company has compressed business development research efforts from several months to a few weeks − supporting faster time to market -- as well as promoting a broader understanding of customer needs and uncovering fresh ideas from other fields.Learn more about our client’s successes
This US subsidiary of the global industry leader – with headquarters in Japan and operations in 25 countries – compiled a list of more than 400 market opportunities before selecting 5 priorities and developing action plans to accelerate entry and increase traction in new markets. All five plans were approved by the parent company's CEO.Learn more about our client's successes
One of the world's largest chemical companies has established itself as a leader in the solar energy sector by providing materials to manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells. At a time when two-thirds of other providers went out of business, this company has successfully balanced its client portfolio and expanded its business in this sector.
Listen to Rina Quijada, Senior Director of Latin America for IHS Chemical, explain how a petrochemical company expanded its market share through solid, long-term investments in multiple countries using IHS data and forecasting across the entire supply chain. From feedstocks to end-use products, company leaders are making informed business decisions that set the stage for long-term growth.View Video