Is Now the Time to Drive Growth Through Chemicals M&A?

Is Now the Time to Drive Growth Through Chemicals M&A?

Listen to Barclays' expert analysis of M&A strategies.

2023. 11. 02 Presentation: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm



This event will be web hosted.

Event times (ET)

10:30 am - 11:00 am

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event fees



How can the future growth of chemicals businesses be enhanced? Given the headwinds of persistent inflation, weak economies, and an unfavorable outlook for several emerging markets, M&A is becoming an increasingly important management tool to capture growth opportunities.


Speaker’s Bio

Adam Abramson is a Managing Director and Head of Chemicals Banking, Americas at Barclays. He joined Barclays in 2019 following 18 years at Deutsche Bank, where he was most recently a Managing Director on the Chemicals team.  He has completed over 90 M&A and capital markets transactions, representing over $100 billion in cumulative transaction value. Notable transactions that Mr. Abramson has advised on include the $2.1 billion acquisition of Ferro Corporation by Prince International and subsequent combination with Chromaflo Technologies to form Vibrantz Technologies, a portfolio company of American Securities, the sale of Aurora Plastics to Nautic Partners, the sale of Vantage Specialty Chemicals to H.I.G. Capital, the $4.6 billion sale of Solutia Inc to Eastman Chemical Company and Quaker Chemical’s $1.5 billion combination with Houghton International.  Adam holds a B.S. in Finance from Tulane University.

Speaker and Host

Adam Abramson


Managing Director

Daniel Bruck

Arsenal Capital Partners

Vice President, Industrial Growth


Is Now the Time to Drive Growth Through Chemicals M&A?

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