Archive | May, 2011


Chemical IPO market blooms

If you’re a private equity firm looking to exit chemical investments, you have a menu of options in today’s market. Choices on the table include a straight sale into a seller’s market, a dividend recapitalization supported by buoyant financing markets, and the elusive initial public offering (IPO). The IPO route will be a popular one […]

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Volatility and reversal

The global economic recovery since we climbed out of the depths of the financial and economic crisis since 2009 has been described by many as a V-shaped recovery, refleting the strong rebound off the lows. But this recovery has also been characterized by volatility – volatility in crude oil prices, metals prices, commodity prices, and […]

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