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									             Wacker Chemie AG (WCH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDCH17685FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUN 2013

          Hauptverwaltung, Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4              Phone              +49 89 62790                    Revenue          4,634.90 (million EUR)
          Munich                                             Fax                +49 89 62791770                 Net Profit       112.80 (million EUR)
          81737                                              Website            www.wacker.com                  Employees        16,292
          Germany                                            Exchange           WCH [XETRA]                     Industry         Chemicals

       Company Overview
       Wacker Chemie AG (Wacker), formerly Wacker-Chemie GmbH, is a chemical manufacturing company. It carries out the
       development, manufacture and marketing of a wide range of chemicals and semiconductor materials. The company caters its
       products to energy, electrical and electronics, automotive, construction, consumer goods, food, pharmaceuticals, textiles, medical
       technology, biotech and mechanical engineering industries. The company conducts its business through six reportable segments,
       namely, Silicones, Polymers, Biosolutions, Polysilicon, Siltronic and Other. It has manufacturing facilities in Germany, Brazil,
       China, India, Japan, South Korea, Norway and the US.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Wacker Chemie AG, SWOT Analysis
         Dr. Rudolf Staudigl                 Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Dr. Joachim Rauhut                  Director
                                                                                      Positive Liquidity Position            Debt Obligations
         Auguste Willems                     Director
                                                                                      Broad Product Line
         Tobias Ohler                        Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growing Solar PV market                Technological Changes in End
         Wacker Chemie AG                                                                                                    Use Markets
                                                                                      Strategic Expansion
        Share Price (EUR) as on 07-Jun-                                55.75
                                                                                                                             Competitive Landscape
        2013
        EPS (EUR)                                                        2.27
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million EUR)                                       2,770         GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million EUR)                                 3,830
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       50
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      May 15, 2013         Wacker Unveils New Silicone Products For
                                                                                                           Wound Dressings And Prosthetics At EWMA
                                                                                                           2013
                                                                                      Feb 11, 2013         Wacker Chemie Stops Short-time Work At
                                                                                                           Burghausen’s  Polysilicon  Manufacturing
                                                                                                           Facilities
                                                                                      Feb 06, 2013         Wacker Chemie Opens VAE Dispersions Plant
                                                                                                           In South Korea
                                                                                      Dec 14, 2012         Wacker Chemie Opens New Headquarters In
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                                           Shanghai, China
       Research, GlobalData                                                          Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Wacker Chemie AG - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Wacker Chemie AG - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 6
       Wacker Chemie AG - Key Employee Biographies.............................................................................................................................. 7
       Wacker Chemie AG - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Wacker Chemie AG - History ........................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Wacker Chemie AG - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................................... 15
       Wacker Chemie AG - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................... 17
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Affiliate .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
       Wacker Chemie AG - Business Description ..................................................................................................................................... 19
       Wacker Chemie AG - SWOT Analysis.............................................................................................................................................. 21
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Wacker Chemie AG - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Positive Liquidity Position ......................................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Broad Product Line ................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 21
          Wacker Chemie AG - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................. 21
             Weakness - Debt Obligations .................................................................................................................................................... 21
          Wacker Chemie AG - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Growing Solar PV market .................................................................................................................................... 22
             Opportunity - Strategic Expansion ............................................................................................................................................. 22
             Opportunity - Growing Paint and Coatings Industry .................................................................................................................. 22
          Wacker Chemie AG - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Technological Changes in End Use Markets ............................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Competitive Landscape ............................................................................................................................................... 22
             Threat - Stringent Regulatory Environment ............................................................................................................................... 23
       Wacker Chemie AG - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................ 24
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 25
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 25
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 25
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 27
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 28
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 29
       Section 4 – Company’s, Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances ................................................................................... 30
          Wacker Chemie AG, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................................................. 30
          Wacker Chemie AG, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 .................................................................................................. 31
       Wacker Chemie AG, Recent Deals Summary .................................................................................................................................. 32
       Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 33


Wacker Chemie AG (WCH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                                                             Reference Code: GDCH17685FSA
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          Wacker Chemie AG, Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................. 33
             May 15, 2013: Wacker Unveils New Silicone Products For Wound Dressings And Prosthetics At EWMA 2013 ...................... 33
             Feb 11, 2013: Wacker Chemie Stops Short-time Work At Burghausen’s Polysilicon Manufacturing Facilities ......................... 33
             Feb 06, 2013: Wacker Chemie Opens VAE Dispersions Plant In South Korea .............
								
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