Jan. 07, 2020News & Opinions
Norwegian silicon producer Elkem has agreed to take over Polysil, a leading Chinese manufacturer of silicone elastomers and resins. The deal, which values Polysil up to 941 million Chinese yuan, including potential bonus and earn-outs ...
Aug. 19, 2019News & Opinions
Norwegian silicon producer Elkem is buying Basel Chemie, a South Korean producer of specialty silicon gels, for $26.9 million. Elkem said the deal gives it access to leading technology in attractive end-user silicon segments and a solid ...
May. 02, 2017Topics
Chinese outbound foreign investment continues to beat records year by year. The Asian powerhouse is investing in overseas markets to acquire advanced technology, know-how and brands to take back to China.
Apr. 01, 2011News & Opinions
Chinese state-run chemicals company China National BlueStar secured EU regulatory approval on Friday to buy Norwegian conglomerate Orkla's silicon division Elkem for $2 billion.
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