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Portfolio Optimization

Since 2010, we have divested businesses with sales of about 28.7 billion Euro and bought higher value-added businesses with sales of 8.8 billion Euro.

Clear acquisition criteria

Strategic acquisition criteria

We want to acquire businesses which

  • create more value as part of BASF’s Verbund
  • help achieve relevant market positions
  • drive innovation or technological differentiation
  • enable new and sustainable business models

Financial acquisition criteria

We want to acquire businesses which

  • provide a return on capital employed above the WACC after full integration into BASF Group
  • are EPS accretive by year three at the latest
  • contribute to growth of EBITDA before special items
Last Update February 26, 2021