Platform Specialty Products Corporation

Our business involves the formulation of a broad range of specialty chemicals created by blending raw materials through multi-step technological processes or formulating active ingredients into final agricultural products, which can be easily and safely used by growers in the field. These specialty chemicals are sold into multiple industries, including agricultural, electronics, graphic arts, metals and plastic plating, and offshore oil production and drilling. We refer to our products as “dynamic chemistries” due to their intricate chemical compositions. Our dynamic chemistries are used in a wide variety of attractive niche markets.
West Palm Beach, US
Size (employees)
8,200 (est)
Platform Specialty Products Corporation was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, US

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Office Locations

Platform Specialty Products Corporation has an office in West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, US (HQ)
210 1450 Centrepark Blvd

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Metrics

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Financial Metrics

Platform Specialty Products Corporation's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 41% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$3.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

$1.5 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

($76.7 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

$253.4 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2017)

$3.7 b

Closing share price (23-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$422.6 m
Platform Specialty Products Corporation's current market capitalization is $3.7 b.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$843.2 m$2.5 b$3.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$446.6 m$1.6 b$2.1 b

Gross profit

$396.6 m$991.9 m$1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

$26.2 m$62.8 m$84.4 m

Operating expense total

$26.2 m$62.8 m$84.4 m


$9.5 m($71.6 m)$253.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

($37.9 m)($213.9 m)($375.7 m)

Income tax expense

$6.7 m($75.1 m)($28.6 m)

Net Income

($24.2 m)($304.4 m)($76.7 m)
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$397.3 m$432.2 m$422.6 m


$205.8 m$517.5 m$416.4 m

Current Assets

$1.6 b$2.3 b$2.1 b


$491.6 m$460.5 m


$1.4 b$4 b$4.2 b

Total Assets

$4.6 b$10.2 b$10.1 b

Accounts Payable

$106.7 m$450.3 m$383.6 m

Current Liabilities

$242.6 m$1.1 b$1.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2.8 b$3.5 b$4 b

Retained Earnings

($224.1 m)($532.7 m)($573.5 m)

Total Equity

$2.6 b$2.3 b$2.9 b

Financial Leverage

1.8 x4.5 x3.5 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$13.5 m($195.6 m)($76.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$12.8 m$12.8 m$342.3 m

Accounts Receivable

$6.2 m$6.2 m($18.9 m)


$2.1 m$2.1 m$70.4 m

Accounts Payable

($200 k)($200 k)($67.3 m)

Capital Expenditures

($2.3 m)($2.3 m)($56.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($920.3 m)($920.3 m)($74.7 m)

Interest Paid

$5.1 m$5.1 m$360.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

$2.9 m$2.9 m$121.2 m
Y, 2016


$437.3 k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Market Value History

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Company Life

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