M&A activity remains hot as private equity and global players drive deals in the global chemical industry

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global chemicals and performance technologies sector throughout 2021 has been remarkable and the ongoing wave of transactions continues to fuel one of the hottest deal markets ever witnessed in the sector. 

Divestments and consolidation. Inorganic growth strategies in surging and adjacent markets. Evolving supply chain strategies. The impact of global players. A growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG). These key trends are exerting a significant impact on M&A activity.