Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: April 29, 2015
Pages: 47
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Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief Summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Akzo Nobel N.V. (Akzo Nobel) is a global paints and coatings company. It manufactures and supplies specialty chemicals, paints, and performance coatings. The company's products portfolio comprises functional chemicals, industrial chemicals, pulp and performance chemicals, surface chemicals, vehicle refinishes, powder coatings, industrial coatings, wood finishes and adhesives, and marine and protective coatings. Akzo Nobel caters its products to markets such as buildings and infrastructure, industrial, consumer goods and transportation. The company has a presence in various countries across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Akzo Nobel is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The company intends to capture the growing demand from end-user markets including buildings and infrastructure, transportation, consumer goods and industrial. To this end, the company plans to invest more than EUR20 million in its organic peroxide production facilities in the US and Europe.

Akzo Nobel N.V. Key Recent Developments

Oct 09, 2013: AkzoNobel opens new German design centre
Aug 30, 2013: AkzoNobel plans to phase out chemicals production at Deventer (NL) by 2016, site to focus on R&D in future
Aug 28, 2013: David Allen new Head of Integrated Supply Chain for AkzoNobel
Jul 18, 2013: AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013
May 07, 2013: Marten Booisma new Chief HR Officer AkzoNobel

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Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Facts
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employees
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Employee Biographies
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Major Products and Services
Akzo Nobel N.V. - History
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Company Statement
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Akzo Nobel N.V. - Business Description
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Corporate Strategy
Akzo Nobel N.V. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Strengths
Strength - Performance Coatings Segment
Strength - Diverse End Markets
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Performance in Decorative Paints Segment
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry
Opportunity - Business Expansion Initiatives
Opportunity - Partnerships and Agreements
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Threats
Threat - Growing Competition
Threat - Raw Material Price Risks
Threat - Stringent Regulations
Akzo Nobel N.V. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts


Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary


Oct 21, 2014: AkzoNobel Q3 Results 2014
Oct 08, 2014: AkzoNobel EGM Appoints Maelys Castella As Member Of The Board Of Management
Jun 17, 2014: Akzo Noble: Maelys Castella Appointed As CFO
Feb 06, 2014: Akzo Nobel Supervisory Board changes
Feb 06, 2014: AkzoNobel publishes Q4 and full-year 2013 results
Jan 15, 2014: Chief Financial Officer Keith Nichols to step down at the end of June


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Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Facts
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employees
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Employee Biographies
Akzo Nobel N.V., Major Products and Services
Akzo Nobel N.V., History
Akzo Nobel N.V., Subsidiaries
Akzo Nobel N.V., Key Competitors
Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratios based on current share price
Akzo Nobel N.V., Annual Ratios
Akzo Nobel N.V., Interim Ratios
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
Akzo Nobel N.V., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Akzo Nobel N.V., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Akzo Nobel N.V., Ratio Charts
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015
Akzo Nobel N.V., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015
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