|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2016
For convenience in this report, the terms "Company," "our," "us" or "we" may be used to refer to Huntsman Corporation and, unless the context otherwise requires, its subsidiaries and predecessors. In this report, "Huntsman International" refers to Huntsman International LLC (our wholly-owned subsidiary) and, unless the context otherwise requires, its subsidiaries.
In this report, we may use, without definition, the common names of competitors or other industry participants. We may also use the common names or abbreviations for certain chemicals or products.
INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Our unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and Huntsman International's unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements were prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP" or "U.S. GAAP") and in management's opinion reflect all adjustments, consisting only of normal recurring adjustments, necessary for a fair presentation of results of operations, comprehensive income, financial position and cash flows for the periods presented. Results for interim periods are not necessarily indicative of those to be expected for the full year. These unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements and notes to consolidated financial statements included in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 for our Company and Huntsman International.
DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS
We are a global manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. Our products comprise a broad range of chemicals and formulations, which we market globally to a diversified group of consumer and industrial customers. Our products are used in a wide range of applications, including those in the adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals and dye industries. We are a leading global producer in many of our key product lines, including MDI, amines, surfactants, maleic anhydride, epoxy-based polymer formulations, textile chemicals, dyes, titanium dioxide and color pigments.
We operate in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. Our Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials and Textile Effects segments produce differentiated organic chemical products and our Pigments and Additives segment produces inorganic chemical products. In a series of transactions beginning in 2006, we sold or shutdown substantially all of our Australian styrenics operations and our North American polymers and base chemicals operations. We report the results of these businesses as discontinued operations.
Our Company, a Delaware corporation, was formed in 2004 to hold the Huntsman businesses. Jon M. Huntsman founded the predecessor to our Company in 1970 as a small packaging company. Since then, we have grown through a series of acquisitions and now own a global portfolio of businesses.
Currently, we operate all of our businesses through Huntsman International, our wholly-owned subsidiary. Huntsman International is a Delaware limited liability company and was formed in 1999.
HUNTSMAN CORPORATION AND HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Except where otherwise indicated, these notes relate to the condensed consolidated financial statements for both our Company and Huntsman International. The differences between our financial statements and Huntsman International's financial statements relate primarily to the following:
PRINCIPLES OF CONSOLIDATION
Our condensed consolidated financial statements include the accounts of our wholly-owned and majority-owned subsidiaries and any variable interest entities for which we are the primary beneficiary. Intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated.
Prepayment of Debt
On July 22, 2016, Huntsman International prepaid $100 million of the 2015 extended term loan B facility due 2019 ("2015 Extended Term Loan B"). For more information, see "Note 6. Debt—Direct and Subsidiary Debt."
Sale of European Surfactants Manufacturing Facilities
On July 29, 2016, Huntsman Investments (Netherlands) BV ("HIBV"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Huntsman Corporation, entered into an Exclusivity and Put Option Agreement (the "Put Option Agreement") with Innospec International LTD ("Innospec"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Innospec Inc. The Put Option Agreement, together with a Share and Asset Purchase Agreement in an agreed form and attached thereto as an exhibit (the "Purchase Agreement," and together with the Put Option Agreement, the "Acquisition Agreements"), set forth the terms of a commitment from Innospec to purchase HIBV's European surfactants manufacturing facilities and related assets for an enterprise value of $225 million. Pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreements, HIBV would retain its accounts receivable and certain trade payables. The purchase price would also be subject to additional working capital and other adjustments (the "Transaction"). Pursuant to the terms of the Acquisition Agreements, Innospec, upon exercise of the Put Option Agreement by HIBV and following satisfaction of closing conditions referred to below, would acquire HIBV's manufacturing facilities located in Saint-Mihiel, France; Castiglione delle Stiviere, Italy; and Barcelona, Spain and HIBV would enter into supply and long-term tolling arrangements with Innospec to continue supplying certain surfactants and other key products globally.
The Acquisition Agreements contain customary representations, warranties, and covenants and provide for indemnification rights with respect to a breach of a representation, warranty or covenant by either party, as well as for other specified matters.
The Transaction is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of customary closing conditions, including, among others: (i) the representative bodies consultation processes required by French legislation, (ii) clearance by any applicable competition law authorities, and (iii) the absence of a change that has had or is reasonably likely to have a material adverse effect on the business. The Acquisition Agreements also contain certain customary termination rights for each of HIBV and Innospec.
The foregoing description of the terms of the Acquisition Agreements is qualified in its entirety by reference to such Agreements, which will be filed subsequently with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Acquisition Agreements will be included to provide investors and security holders with information regarding its terms. It is not intended to provide any other factual information about HIBV. The representations, warranties and covenants contained in the Acquisition Agreements were made only for purposes of such Agreements and as of specific dates, were solely for the benefit of the parties to such Agreements, and may be subject to limitations agreed upon by the contracting parties, including being qualified by confidential disclosures exchanged between the parties in connection with the execution of the Acquisition Agreements. The representations and warranties may have been made for the purposes of allocating contractual risk between the parties to the Acquisition Agreements instead of establishing these matters as facts, and may be subject to standards of materiality applicable to the contracting parties that differ from those applicable to investors.
USE OF ESTIMATES
The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates.
The entire disclosure for the organization, consolidation and basis of presentation of financial statements disclosure, and significant accounting policies of the reporting entity. May be provided in more than one note to the financial statements, as long as users are provided with an understanding of (1) the significant judgments and assumptions made by an enterprise in determining whether it must consolidate a VIE and/or disclose information about its involvement with a VIE, (2) the nature of restrictions on a consolidated VIE's assets reported by an enterprise in its statement of financial position, including the carrying amounts of such assets, (3) the nature of, and changes in, the risks associated with an enterprise's involvement with the VIE, and (4) how an enterprise's involvement with the VIE affects the enterprise's financial position, financial performance, and cash flows. Describes procedure if disclosures are provided in more than one note to the financial statements.
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