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The rise of lithium-ion – options and implications

The abrupt fall in Chinese electric vehicle (EV) sales in Q3 has disrupted the lithium-ion battery supply chain and reset valuations. This gives investors the opportunity to reassess the long-term buy case. We believe batteries will play a critical role in the future of the transport and power industries. Investors have numerous options to play this growth in the automotive, chemical/industrial, transport and electricity sectors.

How to play the battery theme

Through their impact on the transport sector in particular, lithium-ion batteries will be central to one of the most significant industrial transitions in the next 30 years. Investors can gain direct exposure via different parts of the supply chain:

◼ Material developers/suppliers: Versarien, Nabaltec, IBU-tec and Ohara are developing better materials which could drive improvements in battery performance. Ilika offers a way to play the transition to solid state.

Ilika plc (LON:IKA) is a pioneer in materials innovation and has been inventing new materials for energy and electronics applications for over a decade. Global brands such as Rolls Royce and Toyota have long term collaborations with Ilika’s development teams.

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Disclaimer: Statements in this article should not be considered investment advice, which is best sought directly from a qualified professional.