Methanex Corp.

Methanex Corp.

Methanex Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1992

Headquarters

Waterfront Centre,200 Burrard Street,Suite 1800,Vancouver, BC V6C 3M1

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

1,544

Industries

Chemicals

Company Description

Methanex is a truly global enterprise with an international management team that has guided its growth since Methanex was incorporated in 1992. Through acquisitions, mergers and construction of production facilities around the world, the company has grown to become the global leader in methanol. Every day, approximately 1000 employees around the world work together in a global team environment to achieve the company’s business objectives. Methanex’s core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism have made us the preferred methanol supplier for our customers. Our product - methanol - can be found in everything from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to the paint on your walls, silicone sealants to synthetic fibres. The fastest growing markets for methanol are in the energy sector which today represents approximately one-third of global methanol demand. There has been strong demand growth for methanol for direct blending into transportation fuels and for the production of dimethyl ether (DME) and biodiesel. Methanol is also used to produce methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), a gasoline component

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing & Logistics

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing

Senior Vice President, Corporate Resources

President & Chief Operating Officer

Secretary & General Counsel

Director, Investor Relations

Director-Investor Relations

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at Golar LNG Ltd.

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Vice Chairman at Women's College Hospital

Corporate Director at Greystone Capital Management, Inc.

Founder at Agrium Women’s Leadership Group

Executive Chairman at Keyera Corp.

Senior Vice President, Performance Chemicals & Thermosets at Dow Chemical Company

Principal at Glenrock Recovery Partners LLC

Former Managing Director at RBC Dominion Securities, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Arab Petroleum Investments Corp. purchases Egyptian Methanex Methanol Co., SAE from Methanex Corp.

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Methanex Corp. purchases Titan Methanol Co.

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Methanex Corp. purchases Imperial Chemical Industries Plc /Methanol Business from Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.

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Advised onMethanex Corp. purchases Imperial Chemical Industries Plc /Methanol Business from Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.

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Advised onMethanex Corp. purchases Titan Methanol Co.

Investment Advisor

Advised onMethanex Corp. purchases Saturn Methanol Co LLC

Advisors & Consultants
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Head of the Canadian Practice Group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$2.98B
Total Enterprise Value
$5.94B
Earnings Per Share
$-2.13
EBITDAMargin
11.13%
Enterprise Value / Sales
2.17x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
19.47x
TEVNet Income
-36.63x
Debt TEV
0.51x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-3.64%
Revenue
$2.74B
Total Debt
$3.03B
Total Equity
$1.42B
Net Profit
$-162M
EBITDA
$305M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
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