Oct. 07, 2015News & Opinions
Just months after splitting off its Performance Chemicals business into a new company, Chemours, in part due to pressure from an activist investor, DuPont could be headed for a more wide-sweeping makeover.
Sep. 04, 2015Topics
Around the globe, market conditions for chemical industry players remained volatile and challenging, corporate chieftains said unanimously in reporting on the second quarter and first half of 2015. Benefiting from the euro’s ...
May. 15, 2015News & Opinions
DuPont has emerged bloody but apparently unbowed from its battle with activist shareholder Nelson Peltz and his $11 billion hedge fund Trian Fund Management, which owns an estimated 2.7% of the US chemical group's capital.
Mar. 16, 2015Topics
The worldwide chemicals economy withstood the strong headwinds battering the industry again in 2014. Financial results reported by companies in Europe and North America showed a mixed picture, but most were able to improve sales and ...
Feb. 18, 2015News & Opinions
DuPont has fired another verbal salvo at activist shareholder Nelson Peltz.
Jan. 14, 2015News & Opinions
Activist investor Nelson Peltz is stepping up his campaign to leave his mark on DuPont, announcing late last week that his Trian Fund Management will propose four candidates - including himself - for the US chemical giant's board of ...
Jul. 24, 2013News & Opinions
DuPont plans to exit its once-lucrative paint pigments business to focus on a thriving agricultural unit better equipped to shield the biggest U.S. chemicals maker from market volatility.
Mar. 15, 2012News & Opinions
DuPont says it expects soy supplements to fuel much of the growth in its food ingredients business and for its products to help solve the widespread problem of weed tolerance to pesticides.
May. 17, 2011News & Opinions
DuPont has won its $6.4 billion battle for Danisco, with 92.2% of the Danish food ingredients maker's shares tendered in support of a deal. Nearly half of DuPont's revenue now will come from food-related products, a big change for the ...
May. 11, 2011News & Opinions
U.S. chemicals group DuPont said it was confident its increased $6.4 billion offer for Denmark's Danisco would succeed, after a hedge fund stoked uncertainty over the takeover.
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