Objectives and Key Deliverables
We are a global investment firm which operates across multiple asset classes.
We are looking for a consultant for a commercial review of a major player in the lactic acid and derivatives space and market potential and economics for poly-lactic acid (PLA) as a bioplastic solution.
Commercial review of:
• The business of a major player in the lactic acid and derivatives space
o Review of end markets and key applications
o Historical and forecast growth for each of these categories
o Competitive landscape (including other producers of lactic acid and potential substitutes)
o Production capacity and cost curve review
o Input cost sensitivity
• The market potential and economics for poly-lactic acid (PLA) as a bioplastic solution
o Review of PLA technology functional characteristics (vs. key competing technologies),
o Review of potential end markets for PLA
o Review of PLA production economics and cost competitiveness based on various input prices
-in-depth knowledge of PLA & applications
-Ability to present study in a succinct way to the client, preferably consulting background