We create value together with our shareholders
We are an advanced materials and specialty chemicals committed to developing best technology that addresses sustainable mobility and improves resource efficiency. Dedicated to respond to our customers’ unmet needs, our innovative products and constantly evolving market solutions rank among the world’s top 3 leaders in 90% of our activities, resulting in 22% EBITDA margin.
Our strategy grounds on long-term value creation with a strong track record of continued shareholders distribution: we commit to stable or growing dividend (~5.6% CAGR over 35 years).
We envision future value creation driven by key market positions and innovation, resulting in strong organic growth and cash generation.
Highest EBITDA margin within diversified chemical companies, propelled by volumes, underpinned by efficiency
9 months 2018 earnings
Solvay releases 9 months 2018 results: we reported revenue of €7.7bn, 6% organic growth thanks to higher volume complemented by pricing. We are on track to deliver our annual financial objectives.
2018 Investor Update
Solvay updated investors on its portfolio, with Next Generation Mobility & Resource Efficiency as key markets and key levers to enable the Group to deliver superior and sustainable value growth.
To us, it’s all about advanced materials and specialty chemicals. We are a company committed to developing best technology that addresses sustainable mobility and improves resource efficiency.
Dedicated to answering customers unmet needs our innovative products and constantly evolving market solutions respond to their fast-pacing demand in automotive and aerospace, smart and medical devices, batteries and energy efficiency to power the change; in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications in consumer goods enabling agile and tailored solutions for each of our customer's need.
We devote to innovation towards impactful circular economy and collaborate with game-changers to spark the impact of cleaner and sustainable solutions globally. Our lightweight materials enhance zero-emission transportation, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality.
Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 26,800 employees in 61 countries. Net sales were €10.1 billion in 2017, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels & Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.
Financial figures take into account the announced divestment of Polyamides.