How to buy a chemical company in Germany

The chemical market in Germany

Buy a business in Germany The chemical market in Germany is very large and Germany’s chemical industry is number one in Europe. The German chemical industry accounts for around a third of market share of the total European chemical market. Globally, Germany is losing market share mainly due to increased competition from Asia. This competition is especially clear in the bulk chemicals. In the specialty chemicals many opportunities still exist. This is also the best area to buy a chemical company. German chemical companies still increase their profit margins due to efficiency improvements and energy savings. As indicated German companies increasingly focus on the growing specialty chemicals market which has much higher margins.

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We give you some free advice on buying a chemicals company in Germany

The chemical market in Germany is the third largest industry of the country employing a total of more than four hundred thousand people. There are 6 chemical parks in Germany, spread over the complete country. These parks have a strong focus on chemicals and try to act as a kind of cluster. The chemical parks foster the innovative strength of Germany’s market players. They also bring synergies due to specialization and close cooperation between individual firms. Buying a position into the chemical market in Germany can be useful to be close to new developments in this industry. Hence, reach out to us if you want to buy a chemical company in Germany.

Chemical companies to buy in Germany

The chemical landscape is diverse in Germany, but we see more and more a focus on specialty chemicals. Our German M&A team is ready to help you find suited fine or specialty chemical companies to buy. Here is an overview of the type of chemical companies we see in Germany:

  • Specialty chemicals
  • Chemical distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Flavour and Fragrances
  • Polymers
  • Consumer chemicals

Why to buy a chemical company in Germany?

There are many reasons why to buy a chemical company in Germany. Here some examples why Germany is an attractive country to buy a chemical company:

  • High quality chemical companies
  • A large amount of innovation in the chemical industry
  • Germany’s chemical industry is number one in Europe
  • Good research capabilities
  • Focus on fine and specialty chemicals which will have an expected high growth

Overview of chemical companies in Germany

German chemical companies have a large impact on the global chemical market. Here an overview of some of the German chemical companies:

  • AppliChem
  • Applied Research Laboratories
  • Applikon
  • Arnold Chemie-Beratung
  • Artemis Pharmaceuticals GmbH
  • ARTI
  • ASTA Medica AWD GmbH
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Bayer AG Chemikalien
  • BCH BRUEHL - CHEMIKALIEN HANDEL GmbH
  • Biesterfeld
  • Bilatec GmbH
  • Binder

How to buy a chemical company

If you want to buy a chemical company it is good to start with an understanding of the buying process. First we give you more information about how to buy a chemical company. This focuses on the process of buying a company but is tuned to the chemical industry. Read more at the page of buy a chemical company.

Buy a chemical business Further, we also want to help you and describe the buying process more in general. This can help you with the preparation of the buying process. Please read more about the general preparation when buying a company in buying a business.

Buying a chemical company in Germany

We have people with strong skills on how to acquire a chemical company all across Europe including Germany. Peter Schouten is close to the chemical industry and knows how to buy a company in Germany. Peter understands the chemical market in Germany well and has direct access to business owners that are open to speak to suited buyers. Please get in touch with Peter Schouten if you want to know more about how to buy a chemical company in Germany.

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