Innovation Routes via M&A in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas for UK firms

Time & Location

Thursday: 14.30 to 14.45, Stage 5


John MarcantonioTechnology Director - Chief Marketing Advisor, CCD Partners

About this presentation

This presentation covers CCD Partners analysis of European commercial and technical trends in the speciality chemicals, bio-intermediates and engineering polymer value chains for SMEs and how the increase in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and commercial innovation activity are affecting EU markets.

The themes cover:

  1. Economic & legislative. trends, e.g. biodegradables and Oxo-plastics.
  2. Disruptive aspects in the market – price positioning.
  3. Perceived market values.
  4. Partnership via M&A or technology start-ups experiences to date. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) versus geographical reach