Celanese Corporation

Celanese Corporation

Celanese Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

2004

Headquarters

222 West Las Colinas Boulevard,Suite 900 North,Irving, TX 75039-5421

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

7,714

Industries

Plastics & Synthetics
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Chemicals

Company Description

Celanese is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. As a recognized product and process technology innovator, we help to create applications that meet the needs of our customers worldwide. Our highly-diversified product portfolio serves a broad range of end-use applications including paints and coatings, textiles, automotive applications, consumer and medical applications, performance industrial applications, filter media, paper and packaging, chemical additives, construction, consumer and industrial adhesives, and food and beverage applications. Our products hold leading positions in the industries we serve worldwide and are complimented by a large global production capacity, operating efficiencies, proprietary production technology and competitive cost structures. Based in Dallas, Texas and with an employee base of approximately 7,600 worldwide; we serve our customers through operations located primarily in North America, Europe and Asia with 27 production facilities and an additional 8 strategic affiliate production facilities. Our net sales totaled $6.8 billion in 2011, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America

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Executives & Employees

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

President & General Counsel, Asia Pacific

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Chief Accounting Officer, Controller & Vice President-Finance

Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Senior Vice President, Engineered Materials & Corporate Strategy Development

Board of Directors

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at Celanese Corporation

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

Executive-in-Residence at Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Former Senior Vice President & Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems, Inc.

Former Controller at Union Carbide Corp.

Former Senior Vice President-Asia Pacific Region at 3M Company

Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Western Refining Logistics LP

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Owners & Shareholders
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Dodge & Cox employs in-house fundamental bottom-up research, a rigorous valuation discipline, and maintains a long-term investment horizon. Their investment decisions are made by a team of seasoned investment professionals. The firm's approach stresses an evaluation of risk relative to opportunity and they seek investments that they believe are undervalued by the market.

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At Brown Brothers Harriman, our purpose is to help our clients meet their goals. Our goal is to achieve excellence in what we do as individuals and as a firm. We will succeed if our ideas are the best; our execution of those ideas and our service to clients are second to none; and if we attract the best people and give them the encouragement and opportunity to develop their talents. We will succeed if we are committed to an open environment that prizes diversity of opinion and encourages every one of us to independent thought and objectivity. We are stronger as a whole than as individuals, and we will succeed if we are collaborative, contributing members of the same team. We are each responsible for the well being of the firm. Our integrity will not be compromised.

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GMT Capital is a long-term, value based investment adviser with a long/short equity focus. The firm aims to generate attractive returns for its investors with managed risk. They generally invests a majority of the assets of the Advisory Clients in long and short positions in common and preferred stocks, common and preferred stock derivatives, commodity and commodity-linked securities and futures contracts, and may also invest in private equity investments, bonds or other credit investments, real estate, or other asset classes both within the US and outside the US. Although the firm's investment advice is generally limited to these types of investments, it has a broad and flexible investment authority. GMT Capital generally establishes investment positions with expected medium to long-term holding periods although the funds may trade actively.

Recent Transactions
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Celanese Corporation purchases Nouryon Holding BV /Elotex Bus from Nouryon Holding BV

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Celanese Corporation purchases Linde Plc /Syngas Unit from Linde Plc

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Celanese Corporation purchases Next Polymers Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
Auditor

Advised onCelanese Corporation issued USD Common Stock

Underwriter

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Advised onCelanese Corporation issued USD Common Stock

Attorney

Advised onCelanese Corporation purchases SO.F.TER. SpA from A. Schulman, Inc.

Attorney

Advised onCelanese Corporation purchases SO.F.TER. SpA from A. Schulman, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onSekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. purchases Celanese Corp. /Polyvinyl Alcohol Business from Celanese Corporation

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Advisor

Chief Financial Officer & Director at Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co. LLC

Clients

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, tailored services and end-to-end solutions. We have: More than 10,000 customers globally More than 35,000 polymer solutions More than 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities Operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa Corporate headquarters in northeast Ohio (U.S.A.) (2011) Annual revenues of $2.9 billion We understand that, in today’s competitive, warp-speed global economy, your success depends on being first to market with innovative, value-creating materials and services. That is why we manufacture many materials to help solve the demanding application and business needs of molders and processors. For more information on our solutions, visit Products & Services. Our solutions are the right choice for customers who want to achieve profit and growth with innovative products, enter new markets, expand globally and much more. In this high-stakes environment, you can rely on us as your strategic partner – a partner whose notion of service goes well beyond merely supplying needs, to delivering better business solutions. Our commitment to you as a PolyOne customer is a core principle, embedded in every dimension of our company

Grupo Pochteca SAB de CV engages in the manufacture and marketing of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food in general. It operates through the following business segments: Solvents and Mixtures, Lubricants and Greases, Chemicals For Food, Inorganic Chemicals, and Personal and Household Care. The company was founded by Armando Santacruz Gonzalez and Eugenio Gerardo Manzano Alba on August 22, 1988 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.

Ngai Hing Hong Co. Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and trading of plastic materials, pigments, colorants, compounded plastic resins, and engineering plastic products. It operates through the following segments: Trading, Colorants, Engineering Plastics, and Others. The Trading segment involves in the trading of plastic materials. The Colorants segment manufactures and sells colorants, pigments, and compounded plastic resins. The Engineering Plastics segment engages in the production and sale of engineering plastic products. The Others segment offers other corporate and business activities. The company was founded by Sai Chung Hui and Kwok Kwong Hui in 1970 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$10.8B
Total Enterprise Value
$19.4B
Earnings Per Share
$6.84
Revenue
$6.3B
Net Profit
$852M
EBITDA
$1.38B
EBITDAMargin
21.93%
Total Debt
$4.12B
Total Equity
$2.9B
Enterprise Value Sales
3.07x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
13.86x
TEVNet Income
22.71x
Debt TEV
0.21x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.33%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-1.53%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$25K - $50K
2018
$1,000 - $4,999
2018
$25K - $50K
2017
Political Donations
$1,500
2014
$500
2013
$1,000
2013
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ChemConnect, Inc. provides market information and e-commerce solutions. It operates an electronic exchange that trades midstream energy, feedstocks, chemicals, and commodities. The firm offers third party commodity exchange, auctions, bulletin-board, back-end fulfillment, and market information services for NGL's, chemicals, feedstocks, polymers, and fuel oil. The company was incorporated on July 19, 2000 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

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Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG manufactures and markets polyvinyl chloride products. It products includes intermediates such as caustic soda, vinyl chloride and tin tetrachloride. The firm develops materials for flooring, wall covering, window profiles, pipes, technical coatings, automotive sealants, cable sheathing, and medical applications. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Ismaning, Germany.

Investors
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HarbourVest invests in primary funds, secondary investments and also makes direct co-investments in operating companies.

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Lexington Partners LP invests in funds located in the US, UK and Asia-pacific. It provides financing for buyouts, Growth, Mezzanine, Venture Capital, Infrastructure, credit and energy fund. It makes secondary, equity co-investments and fund investments.

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Blackstone Corporate Private Equity invests in growth-oriented companies located across the globe. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of broad range of sectors. It provides financing for buyout and growth capital requirements.

Suppliers
Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. Chemicals | Ulsan, South Korea

SONGWON INDUSTRIAL Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of petrochemical products. Its main products include polymer stabilizers, PVC stabilizers, organo-tin intermediates, plasticizers, polyurethanes, polyester diols, super-absorbent polymers, flocculants, alkyl phenols, and functional monomers. The company was founded on December 15, 1965 and is headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea.

Dragon Crown Group Holdings Ltd. Holding Companies | Hong Kong

Dragon Crown Group Holdings Ltd. engages in the provision of terminal, storage, and logistics services of petroleum and liquid in Mainland China. It operates the terminals of Nanjing, Weifang, and Ningbo. It offers liquid petrochemical services ranging from the loading and discharging of liquid petrochemical products at its jetties to the storage of liquid petrochemical products at its tank farm. The company was founded by Wai Man Ng in 1990 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

CSX Corp. Other Transportation | Jacksonville, Florida

CSX Corp. engages in the provision of rail-based freight transportation services. Its services include rail service, the transport of intermodal containers and trailers, rail-to-truck transfers and bulk commodity operations. The company was founded in 1827 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.

Competitors
DuPont de Nemours, Inc. Plastics & Synthetics - Midland, Michigan

DuPont de Nemours, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the development of specialty materials, chemicals, and agricultural products. It operates through the following segments: Electronics & Imaging; Nutrition & Biosciences; Transportation & Industrial; Safety & Construction, and Non-Core. The Electronics & Imaging segment provides permanent and process chemistries for the fabrication of printed circuit boards to include laminates and substrates, electroless and electrolytic metallization solutions, as well as patterning solutions and materials and innovative metallization processes for metal finishing, decorative, and industrial applications. The Nutrition & Biosciences segment provides solutions for the global food and beverage, dietary supplements, pharma, home and personal care, energy and animal nutrition markets. The Transportation & Industrial segment engineering resins, adhesives, silicones, lubricants and parts to engineers and designers in the transportation, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer end-markets to enable systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. The Safety & Construction segment provides engineering products and integrated systems for a number of industries including, worker safety, water purification and separation, aerospace, energy, medical packaging and building materials. The Non-Core segment supplier of key materials for the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells and panels, including SOLAMET metallization pastes, TEDLAR backsheet materials, and FORTASUN silicone encapsulants and adhesives. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

The Blackstone Group, Inc. Private Equity & Venture Capital - New York, NY

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Oil & Gas - Irving, Texas

Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. It is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company, and was formed on November 30, 1999 by the merger of Exxon (formerly Standard Oil Company of New Jersey) and Mobil (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New York).

Awards & Honors
Rank #453
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #453
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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