Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. The Company delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. 

Heerlen, NL
Size (employees)
21,054 (est)
Royal DSM was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Heerlen, NL
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Key People/Management at Royal DSM

Feike Sijbesma

Feike Sijbesma

CEO & Chairman
Geraldine Matchett

Geraldine Matchett

Dimitri de Vreeze

Dimitri de Vreeze

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Royal DSM Office Locations

Royal DSM has offices in Arcadia, Ames, South Bend, Troy and in 67 other locations
Heerlen, NL (HQ)
1 Het Overloon
Delft, NL
1 Alexander Fleminglaan
Pablo Nogués, AR
3925 Lavoisier
Moorebank, AU
9 Moorebank Ave
Cristo Rei, BR
2241 Rod. Plínio Arlindo de Nes
Distrito Industrial, BR
2660 Av. Frederico Augusto Ritter
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Royal DSM Financials and Metrics

Royal DSM Revenue

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Royal DSM's revenue was reported to be €8.63 b in FY, 2017 which is a 9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

2.4 b

Net income (Q1, 2018)

331 m

EBITDA (Q1, 2018)

526 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

411 m

Market capitalization (18-Jul-2018)

375.2 m

Closing share price (18-Jul-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

1.1 b


1.9 b
Royal DSM's current market capitalization is $375.2 m.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


9.3 b8.9 b7.9 b8.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.2 b6.6 b5.3 b5.7 b

Gross profit

2.1 b2.3 b2.7 b2.9 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


669 m665 m604 m899 m

Accounts Receivable

1.6 b1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b


1.7 b1.6 b1.8 b1.8 b

Current Assets

4.3 b3.9 b5 b5.4 b
EURQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


765 m553 m1.3 b538 m474 m714 m574 m369 m1.6 b1.1 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b


1.7 b1.7 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b1.7 b1.9 b1.9 b1.8 b1.9 b

Current Assets

5.5 b5.2 b4.6 b3.9 b3.9 b4.9 b5.2 b5.2 b6.3 b6 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

99 m92 m629 m1.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

549 m742 m489 m502 m


(8 m)45 m(138 m)(201 m)

Accounts Payable

2 m(32 m)195 m127 m
EURQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

22 m101 m382 m137 m319 m644 m196 m329 m619 m310 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(210 m)(161 m)(37 m)(81 m)(200 m)(880 m)(194 m)(268 m)906 m(143 m)

Short-term Borrowings

(280 m)(280 m)(125 m)(50 m)(150 m)

Dividends Paid

(104 m)(173 m)(121 m)(186 m)(135 m)(199 m)
EURY, 2018


3.7 x


4.7 x


6.2 x


14 x


0.4 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Royal DSM Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Water Consumption (million cubic meters)

118 101 22 23


200 200 200 200


50 48 46 46
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Royal DSM Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Amyris Brasil Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento December 29, 2017
Twilmij September 22, 2017
Suzhou Sunshine New Materials Technology Co Ltd February 16, 2017
Cubic Tech Corp May 13, 2015
Aland (Jiangsu) Nutraceutical March 31, 2015
Bayer - Animal Health Premix Business July 02, 2013
Unitech Industries Ltd June 28, 2013
Fortitech December 18, 2012$634 m
Cargill - Cultures and enzymes business December 06, 2012
Tortuga August 08, 2012$465 m
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Royal DSM Revenue Breakdown

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Royal DSM revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.7% from Materials, 64.6% from Nutrition and 2.6% from Other

Royal DSM revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.9% from China, 7.8% from Latin America, 16.6% from North America, 29.7% from Rest of Western Europe, 25.4% from The Netherlands and 8.8% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Royal DSM's employees are reported to be approximately 27% female and 73% male.
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Royal DSM Online and Social Media Presence

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Royal DSM News and Updates

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Royal DSM Company Life and Culture

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