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Syngenta to sell US fresh produce business

17.12.2013 - Syngenta announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Dulcinea Farms business ("Dulcinea") to Pacific Trellis Fruit LLC ("Pacific Trellis"), a US-based international...

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Germany’s Allessa to Cut a Third of the Workforce

06.12.2013 - Allessa, the Frankfurt, Germany-based fine chemicals producer sold to private equity investor International Chemical Investors (ICIG) for an undisclosed sum in October, plans to...

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Merck KGaA Offers $2.6 Billion for AZ Electronic Materials

05.12.2013 - Merck, the world's largest maker of liquid crystals for flat panel displays, said it had agreed to buy Britain's AZ Electronic Materials for 1.6 billion pounds ($2.61 billion) in...

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Chemtura to Sell Consumer Products Business to KIK

29.10.2013 - For a cash consideration of $315 million, U.S. specialty chemicals producer Chemtura has agreed to sell its consumer products business, including manufacturing plants in the U.S...

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Clariant Acquires Organic Pigment Business of Jiangsu Multicolor and Invests in New Plant in China

30.09.2013 - Clariant announced it has acquired the Organic Pigment business of Jiangsu Multicolor Fine Chemical (JMC) based in Jiangsu Province, PRC. JMC is a leading supplier of several types...

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Himadri Interested in Ruetgers

12.03.2012 - Indian group Himadri Chemicals is interested in bigger European peer Ruetgers Group, which is being put up for sale by private equity owner Triton. "Once the (sales) process starts...

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Clariant Offer For Remaining Süd Chemie Shares

18.05.2011 - Swiss speciality chemicals maker Clariant said on Tuesday it had made a mandatory public offer for the 3.85% of Süd-Chemie shares it does not own. Clariant, which beat rivals to...

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Clariant Launches Rights Issue To Fund Süd-Chemie

07.04.2011 - Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant has launched a rights issue to help fund its €1.4 billion ($2 billion) acquisition of German group Süd-Chemie. Up to 23 million new shares...