Grace Matthews In The News

SOCMA: M&A Momentum
Expect a robust chemicals M&A market in 2021

ASI: M&A Corner
Looking Ahead: M&A Primed for Liftoff?​​​​​​​

ASI: M&A Corner
COVID-19: The Black Swan

ASI: From the Editor
Putting Things Together During a Pandemic

European Coatings Journal: Market Report
M&A In Uncertain Times

Private equity seeks chemicals deals amid tighter credit

Plastics News
Plastics M&A looking to bounce back after a virus-battered first half

IHS Chemweek
Private equity aims for creativity amid difficult M&A enviroment

Chemicals M&A outlook tempered by coronavirus outbreak

Compoundings Magazine: Business Hub
Life Imitates Art

Industrial slowdown driving lubricant M&A

European Coatings Journal: M&A Overview
Q&A with Ben Scharff

IHS Chemweek: Searching for Adjacencies
Coatings consolidation enters a new phase amid demand declines

Polymers Paint Colour Journal
A look into the adhesives & sealants market

European Coatings Journal: Market Report
Slowing Deal Activity

IHS Chemweek: M&A
Private equity diversifies the portfolio

Rubber & Plastics News: M&A
Activity to remain strong in 2019

IHS Chemweek: M&A
End of the bull run?

Signs point to busy chem mid-market M&A despite volatility

IHS Chemweek: Flavors & Fragrances
High valuations do not stop deals

ASI: Mergers and Acquisitions in Adhesives & Sealants
2018 Review and Outlook

Coatings World: Adhesives and Sealants
Market Update

Coatings World: Coatings Market
Searching for Opportunities

IHS Chemweek: M&A
The road ahead

European Coatings Journal: M&A Overview
Who bought whom? M&A in the paints and coatings industry at a glace

IHS Chemweek: Coatings
...disappearing midsize firms the real story

Compoundings Magazine: Market Report
M&A Markets Cut Through the Noise

Rubber News: Adhesives & Sealants
M&A Keeping a Stong Pace

Coatings World: Coatings Market
Primed for Growth

IHS Chemweek: Mergers & Acquisitions
Top of the cycle?

ASI: Adhesives & Sealants Industry
2018 Raw Materials and Chemicals Roundtable

PPCJ: M&A in North America
A Look at the Big Deals

IHS Chemweek: Consolidation
More runway ahead

Race To The Top
Continued Consolidation in Architectural Coatings

SOCMA Member Spotlight
Featuring Grace Matthews

Compoundings Magazine: Market Report
What's Driving Mergers & Acquisitions in Lubricants?

IHS Chemweek: M&A Quarterly Briefing
Bull run continues in second quarter

Coatings World: Rivalry at the Top?
Growing Concentration in the Coatings Industry

PCI Magazine: Industrial Coatings
A Sunny Forecast

IHS Chemweek: Mergers & Acquisitions
M&A Intense Competition Bids Assets Up

RigZone: One-on-One with Kevin Yttre
Bank Exec Sees Return to Robust US Oilfield Chemicals M&A

CoatingsTech: Spring 2017
All Signs Point To More M&A In Paints & Coatings

WaterWorld: December 2016
Piecing Together Water's Future

Coatings World: One-on-One with Andy Hinz
Adhesives and Sealants Market

More Than Trucks and Warehouses
Distributors' Value-Added Services are a Critical Part of the CASE Supply Chain

PCI Magazine: Editors Viewpoint Featuring Grace Matthews
How Do Transformative Deals Affect Industry?

Chemical & Engineering News
Lower Prices Bring Uneven First-half Chemical Earnings

IHS Chemweek: Creating Value with Chemical Carve-Outs 

Mergers and Acquisitions: 2015-2016 Review and Forecast
ASI Adhesives & Sealants Magazine

IHS Chemweek: Mergers & Acquistions
The Path Ahead

Kevin Yttre Among Winners of The M&A Advisor's Emerging Leaders Award
M&A Advisor Press Release

IHS Chemweek: Cover Story
Big Distributors Turning to Public Markets

ICIS: Market Outlook M&A [January 2015]
Chemical M&A Set For Robust 2015

Grace Matthews Among the Winners of The M&A Advisor Awards' Divestiture Deal of the Year
Restructuring and Sale of Edge Adhesives

IHS Chemweek: Mergers & Acquisitions
Valuations Remain High in a Robust Market

Independent Business Association of Wisconsin Magazine
Growing Strategically in a Healthy Economy

IHS Chemweek: Mergers & Acquisitions
The Old New Normal

Adhesives & Sealants Industry: Labor and Productivity Trends
The Business Journal: Focus on Private Equity



Grace Matthews Recent Press Releases


Grace Matthews Recent Publications

Publications & White Papers

The 'New' New Normal: Chemicals 2015
A Grace Matthews White Paper

The 'New' New Normal is Grace Matthews fifth edition of its chemical white paper series. This publication focuses on some of the macroeconomic issues and demographic trends that will affect the chemical industry in the 21st century.

North American Architectural Coatings: The End Game?
Independent formulators may face their greatest challenges yet

Consolidation has been a driving force in the architectural coatings industry for decades.  Inside, Grace Matthews analyzes the North American architectural coatings market and provides an overview of several recent transactions that are poised to reshape the industry.

After the Storm: The Global Economy and Chemicals 2011 - 2013
A Grace Matthews White Paper 

Grace Matthews' Chemical Group publishes an annual white paper that provides an analysis of current macro-economic developments and their relationship to the chemical industry, as well as a review and outlook of chemicals merger and acquisition activity. 

In Media Res (In The Middle of Things): U.S. Chemical Industry 2010-2011
A Grace Matthews White Paper 

Grace Matthews released its second edition of its chemical whitepaper series in the Spring of 2011. The publication discusses the U.S. chemical industry in 2010 and 2011 and the economic recovery that was led by strategic acquisitions in the industry.  It also includes the Grace Matthews Chemical Index which tracks the earnings and valuation multiples of 40 publicly traded chemical firms and segments data by market size and industry groups.  

Chemicals at the Crossroads: U.S. Chemical Industry 2007-2010
A Grace Matthews White Paper  

Grace Matthews released its first edition of its chemical whitepaper series in the Spring of 2010.  The publication discusses the U.S. chemical industry from 2007 to 2010 and the effect the economic downturn had on the industry.