Sep. 07, 2017News & Opinions
Since October 2016, Stockmeier Chemie represents the surfactant portfolio of Kolb as its preferred partner in Germany. After 10 months of successful business development the partnership is now made official by a contract signed by both ...
Aug. 29, 2017News & Opinions
Platform Specialty Products, which has been under pressure from activist investors, has announced it will split into two separate companies roughly equal in size. Specialty Chemicals is planned to incorporate the MacDermid Performance ...
Aug. 18, 2017News & Opinions
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is reviewing the planned merger of Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant with US peer Huntsman, has sent the companies a request for information on two products − sodium isethionate, ...
Aug. 15, 2017News & Opinions
New York-based private equity group Arsenal Capital Partners has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cyalume Technologies Holdings for $45 million in cash.
Aug. 08, 2017News & Opinions
In its second North American acquisition this year, IMCD is to acquire Canadian and US specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor, L.V. Lomas. Financial terms were not disclosed but IMCD said it would fund the acquisition from ...
Aug. 02, 2017News & Opinions
Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant has hired US investment bank Goldman Sachs as an additional advisor to fend off a campaign by activist investor White Tale to stop the proposed $20 billion merger with US-based Huntsman.
Jul. 31, 2017News & Opinions
German specialty chemicals producer Evonik said it will expand capacity for fumed silica at its Antwerp, Belgium, site up to 2019. The new plant, which will require investment in the “upper double-digit million range,” is ...
Jul. 28, 2017News & Opinions
Clariant may be willing to divest 25% of its portfolio, including its Pigments and Masterbatches businesses, following the planned $20 billion merger with US family-owned chemical producer Huntsman.
Jul. 27, 2017News & Opinions
Azelis has acquired Chemcolour, a leading supplier of specialty chemicals and food ingredients in Australia and New Zealand, for an undisclosed sum.
Jul. 05, 2017News & Opinions
Activist investors unhappy with the merger plans of Clariant and Huntsman have joined forces to torpedo it.
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