At Solvay, we create value for our shareholders

  • We are an advanced materials and chemical company, developing chemistry that addresses next generation mobility and improves resource efficiency

  • 90% of our activities ranks us among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%
  • 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)

  • Our potential for future value creation will be driven by key market positions and innovation, resulting in strong organic growth and cash generation

2017 Net Sales
2017 Underlying EBITDA
2017 EBITDA Margin

Highest EBITDA margin within diversified chemical companies, propelled by volumes, underpinned by efficiency

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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

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.  

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As an advanced materials and chemical company, we are committed to developing chemistry that addresses next generation mobility and improves resource efficiency. We innovate and connect with our customers and partners in diverse global end markets.

Our products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries; in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Our lightweighting materials enhance cleaner 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.