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. 


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