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Braskem S.A. - Company Capsule

Reference Code: BR0143CC
Published Date: April 2011




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Braskem S.A. - Company Overview

Braskem S.A. (Braskem) is a Brazil based thermoplastics producing company. The company principally engages in the
production of petroleum based products for its customers. The product portfolio of the company includes polypropylene,
ethylene, polyolefins, polyethylene, PVC, Caustic Soda, PET, Caprolactam, Essentials Petrochemicals and Copolymer
products. The business units include Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins, Vinyls and Chemical Distribution. It operates 18
production facilities located in the states of Sao Paulo, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Sul and Bahia. The company conducts
research activities through Technology and Innovation Center. It operates in Brazil, Bahamas, Argentina and the US. The
company is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of BRL 15,248.30 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue
declined at a compounded rate of 7.03% during the period 2007-2009 with an annual decline of 15.09% over fiscal year
2008. During the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 12.11% as against an operating margin of -15.11% in fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 6.02% as against a net margin of -13.77%
in the fiscal year 2008.




Braskem S.A. - Key Facts

Braskem S.A., Key Facts

                                  Rua Eteno, 1561, Camacari- BA,                               BRKM3 (Sao Paulo Stock
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       Exchange)BRKM5 (Sao Paulo
Corporate Address:                , 42810-000, Brazil                                          Stock Exchange)BRKM6 (Sao
                                                                    Exchange
                                                                                               Paulo Stock Exchange)


Telephone                          + 55 71 36325200                 No. of Employees           3,000



Fax                                + 55 71 36325200                 Financial Year End         December


                                  www.braskem.com.brsiteportal_
URL                               braskemenhomehome.asp
                                                                Revenue (in BRL Million)       15,248.34



Industry                          Chemicals                         Revenue (in USD Million)   7,586.22



Locations                         United States, Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil

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




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Braskem S.A. - Major Products and Services

Braskem SA is a thermoplastics producing company based in Brazil. Key products offered by the company include the
following:

Braskem S.A., Major Products and Services
Products:

Polypropylene

Polyolefins

PVC

Caustic Soda

PET

Caprolactam

Essentials Petrochemicals

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




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Braskem S.A. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Braskem S.A.:

Solvay do Brasil Ltda

Dow Chemical Company Ltd

Uniao de Industrias Petroquimicas SA

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.

Pronor Petroquimica SA

YPF SA




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Braskem S.A. - Key Employees


Braskem S.A., Key Employees


          Name                                 Job Title                  Board Level     Since   Age


Alfredo Lisboa     Ribeiro
                              Director                              Executive Board       2009    53
Tellechea


Almir Guilherme Barbassa Director                                   Non Executive Board   2010    62


Alvaro Fernandes         da
                              Director                              Non Executive Board   1997    61
Cunha Filho

Bernardo   Afonso        de
                              Chief Executive Officer               Senior Management     2008    45
Almeida Gradin

Decio Fabricio Oddone da
                         Vice President - Executive Officer         Senior Management     2010    49
Costa

Edmundo Jose Correia
                     Vice President - Executive Officer             Senior Management     2010    51
Aires


Eduardo Rath Fingerl          Director                              Non Executive Board   2010    57


Francisco Pais                Director                              Non Executive Board   2008    54


Jose     de        Freitas
                              Director                              Executive Board       2001    68
Mascarenhas


Manoel Carnauba Cortez Vice President - Executive Officer           Senior Management     2008    50

                        Vice President - Executive Officer,
Marcela       Aparecida
                        Director - Investor Relations, Chief        Senior Management     2010    41
Drehmer Andrade
                        Financial Officer

Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht Director, President                         Executive Board       2008    41


Maria das Graças Silva
                       Director                                     Non Executive Board   2010    56
Foster

Mauricio   Roberto       de General Counsel, Vice President -
                                                                    Senior Management     2002    44
Carvalho Ferro              Executive Officer


Newton Sergio de Souza Director                                     Non Executive Board   2001    56


Patrick Horbach Fairon        Vice President - Executive Officer    Senior Management     2010    54


Paulo     Henyan       Yue
                              Director                              Non Executive Board   2009    37
Cesena


Paulo Roberto Costa           Vice President                        Senior Management     2010    56

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




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Braskem S.A. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

Braskem S.A.
Rua Eteno, 1561
Camacari- BA
Zip: 42810-000
Brazil
Tel: + 55 71 36325200
Fax: + 55 71 36325200



Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Braskem S.A., Subsidiaries

Braskem America Inc                                                 Braskem Argentina S.R.L
United States                                                       Argentina




Braskem Distribuidora Ltda                                          Braskem Europe B.V.
Brazil                                                              United Kingdom




Braskem Finance Limited                                             Braskem Incorporated
Cayman Islands                                                      Cayman Islands




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