Chemical Reactions is a bulletin from Alasdair Nisbet, Chief Executive, providing expert insight into current market developments and M&A trends in our specialist sectors: chemicals, materials, paints and coatings, biotechnology and clean technology.

The Challenge with Plastics in the Circular Economy

#PassOnPlastic – How should the Plastics industry respond?


Getting the Chemistry Right

Zero-emission vehicles becoming mainstream


The Rise of China

Opportunity or threat?


Negotiating Brexit

Exploring uncharted waters

Truk Lagoon
Photo credit: Alasdair Nisbet

Is 15x EBITDA the “New Normal”?

Time to re-think WACC?


Bolivia’s salt flats
Photo credit: Dr Nicola Martin

 Seeds of Consolidation

New trend to bundle seeds businesses with chemicals