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Brenntag is active in the field of full-line chemical distribution. The Company provides business-to-business distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals. Brenntag purchases and stores large-scale quantities of industrial and specialty chemicals and repackages them into smaller quantities. In addition, it offers additional services, including delivery, product mixing, blending, repackaging, micronization and fine milling, inventory management and drum return handling, as well as technical and laboratory services for specialty chemicals. The Company offers its products to a range of market industries, such as adhesives, paints, oil&gas, food, water treatment, personal care and pharmaceuticals.

TypePublic
Founded1874
HQEssen, DE
Websitebrenntag.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)17,492(+6%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)€11.7 B(+12%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)€57.2 (+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Brenntag

Christian Kohlpaintner

Christian Kohlpaintner

CEO
Markus Klahn

Markus Klahn

Member of the Management Board
Georg Muller

Georg Muller

CFO
Henri Nejade

Henri Nejade

Member of the Management Board
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Brenntag Office Locations

Brenntag has offices in Essen, Apolda, Berlin, Duisburg and in 310 other locations
Essen, DE (HQ)
11 Messeallee
Apolda, DE
Am tiefen Graben 6
Berlin, DE
Oberlandstraße 22-25
Berlin, DE
Tempelhofer Weg 36
Duisburg, DE
Am Röhrenwerk 46
Frankfurt am Main, DE
Carl-Benz-Straße 8
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Brenntag Financials and Metrics

Brenntag Revenue

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Brenntag's revenue was reported to be €11.74 b in FY, 2017 which is a 11.9% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2017)

11.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

11.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

21.2%

Net income (FY, 2017)

362.0m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

619.1m

Market capitalization (16-Sept-2020)

8.8b

Closing stock price (16-Sept-2020)

57.2

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

518.0m
Brenntag's current market capitalization is €8.8 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

10.0b10.3b10.5b11.7b

Revenue growth, %

3%1%12%

Cost of goods sold

8.0b8.1b8.1b9.3b

Gross profit

2.0b2.3b2.4b2.5b
USDY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

491.9m579.1m601.9m518.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.7b

Inventories

962.8m1.0b

Current Assets

3.3b3.4b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

162.7m163.1m

Inventories

(20.0m)(146.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

369.7m593.7m539.9m404.5m

Cash From Investing Activities

(269.4m)(244.9m)
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Brenntag Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

67/100

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Brenntag Revenue Breakdown

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Brenntag revenue breakdown by business segment: 37.2% from North America, 7.0% from Latin America, 42.7% from EMEA, 10.0% from Asia/Pacific and 3.1% from Other

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Brenntag News and Updates

Third-Party Chemical Distribution Market to Watch: Spotlight on Univar, Brenntag, HELM

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Brenntag reports solid results for the second quarter of 2020

ESSEN, Germany, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Brenntag (ISIN: DE000A1DAHH0), the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, reports another resilient quarter with positive operating EBITDA development and still limited impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Christian...

Doreen Nowotne Elected Supervisory Board Chairperson of Brenntag AG / General Shareholders' Meeting Passes Resolution on Conversion to SE

ESSEN, Germany, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its constituent meeting on June 10, the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG unanimously elected Doreen Nowotne (47) as its new Chairperson. Nowotne will be taking over from Stefan Zuschke (57), who has chaired the Supervisory Board since March...

Brenntag Achieves Stable Results in a Still-difficult Market Environment

ESSEN, Germany, Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brenntag (WKN A1DAHH), the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, achieved stable results in the third quarter of 2019 that were once again impacted by the difficult macroeconomic conditions. Particularly in the two...

Christian Kohlpaintner to Become New CEO of Brenntag AG

ESSEN, Germany, Sept. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG appointed Christian Kohlpaintner as the company's next CEO and Member of the Management Board effective January 1st, 2020. Over the last two decades, Christian Kohlpaintner has held various management...

Brenntag Tops ICIS Chemical Distributors Ranking for 2019 With $14.4bn in Sales

LONDON and NEW YORK, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brenntag tops the 10th ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors ranking announced today. With a full-line range of more than 10,000 products, and tailor-made distribution solutions for industrial and specialty chemicals across 580 locations,...
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Brenntag Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brenntag founded?

    Brenntag was founded in 1874.

  • Who are Brenntag key executives?

    Brenntag's key executives are Christian Kohlpaintner, Markus Klahn and Georg Muller.

  • How many employees does Brenntag have?

    Brenntag has 17,492 employees.

  • What is Brenntag revenue?

    Latest Brenntag annual revenue is €11.7 b.

  • What is Brenntag revenue per employee?

    Latest Brenntag revenue per employee is €671.4 k.

  • Who are Brenntag competitors?

    Competitors of Brenntag include Nexeo Plastics, Univar Solutions and CESIntegration.

  • Where is Brenntag headquarters?

    Brenntag headquarters is located at 11 Messeallee, Essen.

  • Where are Brenntag offices?

    Brenntag has offices in Essen, Apolda, Berlin, Duisburg and in 310 other locations.

  • How many offices does Brenntag have?

    Brenntag has 386 offices.