Market Update on the Advanced Materials Sector

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Our Spring 2023 Market Update Report: The Role of Advanced Materials in Addressing Climate Change features the latest analysis of the advanced materials sector, including:

  • How advanced materials companies can embed sustainability into their value proposition while overcoming barriers to substitution
  • How carbon fibre is an essential material for the energy transition, particularly with large scale wind turbines and hydrogen pressure vessels
  • How profitability challenges are affecting the wind turbine industry and what might change going forward
  • How M&A activity in the advanced materials sector has changed in the last six months given higher interest rates and economic uncertainty
  • How key financial metrics (such as inventory and profitability) have shifted in the last six months

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Our prior editions of the Market Update Report are also available for download:

  • Issue 2 – Autumn 2022: This issue explores ‘growth in uncertain times.’ As inflation rises and recession concerns increase, this issue investigates how advanced material companies are affected and their subsequent mitigation strategies. Examining supply chain uncertainty, FMG explores investment trends in electric vehicle (EV) battery production across the value chain. Our regular financial review section examines profitability, inventory levels, and M&A activity for both public and private companies in the sector.
  • Issue 1 – Spring 2022: As the global economy emerges from the pandemic, this issue examines how advanced materials companies are adjusting their corporate and M&A strategies to maintain competitiveness and find new opportunities. We also examine the recent surge in public listings for industrial 3D printing companies and what the future might look like for the industry. Our regular financial review examines profitability, capital expenditures, and M&A activity for the sector.

Recent News and Publications

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JEC Article: Finding Funding

June 22nd, 2020|

June 2020, Cambridge, UK With the rapid growth and the constant delivery of innovative new technologies remaining [...]