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									         K+S Aktiengesellschaft (SDF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDCH23735FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUN 2013

          Bertha-von-Suttner-Strasse 7                       Phone              +49 561 93010                   Revenue          3,935.30 (million EUR)
          Kassel, Hessen                                     Fax                +49 561 93011753                Net Profit       665.30 (million EUR)
          34131                                              Website            www.k-plus-s.com                Employees        14,362 (Estimated)
          Germany                                            Exchange           SDF [XETRA]                     Industry         Chemicals

       Company Overview
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft (K+S) is a fertilizers and specialty salts company. The company, along with its subsidiaries, affiliates and
       ventures specializes in research, production and sale of specialty and standard fertilizers, plant care and salt products. It operates
       through two key business units namely, Potash and Magnesium Products business unit; and Salt business unit. The potash and
       magnesium business unit extracts potash and magnesium crude salts at six mines in Germany with annual production output of
       approximately 7.5 million tonnes.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      K+S Aktiengesellschaft, SWOT Analysis
         Norbert Steiner                     Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Gerd Grimmig                        Head - Waste Management
                                                                                      Integrated Business Operations Debt Obligations
                                             and Recycling Business
                                             Unit                                     Asset Base
         Dr. Thomas Nocker                   Head - Complementary
                                             Businesses
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
         Dr. Burkhard Lohr                   Chief Financial Officer
         Mark Roberts                        Head - Salt Busines Unit                 Capital Expenditure Program:           Challenge of Environmental
                                                                                      2013                                   Regulations
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Steady Rise in Fertilizer              Unfavorable Weather
       Share Data                                                                     Consumption                            Conditions
         K+S Aktiengesellschaft
        Share Price (EUR) as on 14-Jun-                                30.06         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        2013
        EPS (EUR)                                                        2.95
        Market Cap (million EUR)                                       5,753
        Enterprise Value (million EUR)                                 6,533
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     191
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Key Facts.................................................................................................................................................... 4
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................... 5
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Key Employee Biographies......................................................................................................................... 6
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Key Operational Employees ....................................................................................................................... 7
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................... 8
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - History ...................................................................................................................................................... 10
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................. 13
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................... 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Business Description ................................................................................................................................ 17
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 19
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 19
          K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Strengths............................................................................................................................................... 19
             Strength - Integrated Business Operations ............................................................................................................................... 19
             Strength - Asset Base ............................................................................................................................................................... 19
             Strength - Strong Research & Development ............................................................................................................................. 19
             Strength - Improved bottom-Line Financial Performance .......................................................................................................... 20
          K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................................... 20
             Weakness - Debt Obligations .................................................................................................................................................... 20
          K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Opportunities......................................................................................................................................... 20
             Opportunity - Capital Expenditure Program: 2013..................................................................................................................... 20
             Opportunity - Steady Rise in Fertilizer Consumption ................................................................................................................. 20
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Key Developments .............................................................................................................................................. 21
          K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Threats .................................................................................................................................................. 21
             Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations ..................................................................................................................... 21
             Threat - Unfavorable Weather Conditions ................................................................................................................................. 21
             Threat - Competitive Pressure .................................................................................................................................................. 21
             Threat - Economic Scenario ...................................................................................................................................................... 22
       K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Key Competitors ............................................................................................
								
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