A. Schulman and LyondellBasell Advancing Together


Combination creates a premier global provider of Advanced Polymer Solutions

“So this combination with LyondellBasell and A. Schulman is all about bringing the best of both. Combined, we’ll have a much broader market reach, one that’s able to bring better solutions faster. We’ll really be the only compounding company of this scale that has polyolefin technology, polyolefin production, compounding production and the innovation capability to meet the needs of our customers, and I think we’re in a unique position now to accelerate into our future.”

Bob Patel
CEO, LyondellBasell

Transaction highlights:

  • Doubles the size of LyondellBasell’s existing compounding business and establishes a platform for future growth with reach into additional high-growth markets
  • Complementary strengths and capabilities will provide customers with a full range of innovative products and end-to-end solutions
  • Creates an industry-leading compounding business with combined revenue of $4.6 billion[1] and adjusted EBITDA of $446 million[2] over the last 12 months

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    • [1] Represents LyondellBasell’s Polypropylene Compounding (PPC) business revenues of $2.1 billion for the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2017, plus A. Schulman revenues of $2.5 billion for the twelve-month period ended November 30, 2017. A. Shulman revenue information obtained from publicly available quarterly release data.
    • [2] Represents LyondellBasell’s Polypropylene Compounding (PPC) business adjusted EBITDA of $241 million for the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2017, plus A. Schulman adjusted EBITDA of $205 million for the twelve-month period ended November 30, 2017. A. Shulman adjusted EBITDA information obtained from publicly available quarterly release data.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements

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