Table Of Contents
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Executive Summary
1. Key Findings
2. Key Findings

2 KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

Key Terms and Definitions
1. Key Terms and Definitions
2. Key Terms and Definitions

3 INTRODUCTION

Introduction
1. Research Objectives and Scope
2. Research Objectives and Scope
3. Research Methodology

4 HISTORICAL FUND SOURCING PATTERNS

Historical Fund Sourcing Patterns
1. Equity as a Source of Funding
2. Debt as a Source of Funding
3. Debt-to-Equity (DE) Mix

5 HISTORICAL FUND DEPLOYMENT PATTERNS

Historical Fund Deployment Patterns
1. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Less than $100 Million
2. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Less than $100 Million Discussion
3. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Between $100 Million and $1 Billion
4. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Between $100 Million and $1 Billion Discussion
5. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Greater than $1 Billion
6. Fund Deployment Patterns—Firms with Revenue Greater than $1 Billion Discussion
7. Fund Deployment Patterns—M&A Buy-Side Analysis
8. Fund Deployment Patterns—M&A Buy-Side Analysis
9. Fund Deployment Patterns—M&A Buy-Side Analysis

6 ESTIMATION OF FUTURE FUNDING REQUIREMENTS

Estimation of Future Funding Requirements
1. Market Trends and Impact Analysis
2. Market Trends and Impact Analysis Explained
3. Market Trends and Impact Analysis Explained
4. Estimation of M&A Deal Value for North American Specialty Chemical Firms
5. Estimation of Future Funding Requirements
6. Estimation of Future Funding Requirements

7 FUND SOURCING ESTIMATION

Fund Sourcing Estimation
1. Estimated Debt-to-Equity Proportion
2. Estimated Debt and Equity Proportions Across Revenue Ranges
3. Estimated Fund Distribution—Base Case Scenario
4. Estimated Fund Distribution—Base Case Scenario Discussion
5. Estimated Fund Distribution—Low Funding Scenario
6. Estimated Fund Distribution—Low Funding Scenario Discussion
7. Estimated Fund Distribution—High Funding Scenario
8. Estimated Fund Distribution—High Funding Scenario Discussion

8 CONCLUSION

Conclusion
1. Conclusion
2. Legal Disclaimer