Jul. 22, 2019Topics
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Feb. 11, 2019News & Opinions
Following a strategic review, Univar has agreed to sell Nexeo Plastics to an affiliate of private equity group One Rock Capital Partners for an enterprise value of $640 million.
Oct. 10, 2018News & Opinions
Leading distributor Univar, currently merging with US rival Nexeo Solutions, has been chosen by Braskem to distribute the Brazilian petrochemical group’s polyisobutylenes (PIBs) in the Nordics (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and ...
Sep. 20, 2018News & Opinions
Univar is to acquire rival distributor Nexeo Solutions for around $2 billion including debt, boosting its presence in the North American market and creating a chemical distribution giant with nearly $12.5 billion in annual sales.
Apr. 17, 2018Topics
For the global specialty chemicals sector, the past two years have been among the most exciting of the young millennium. Many mergers and acquisitions were in the spotlight in 2017 and more have moved into it in 2018. Two of the biggest ...
Feb. 19, 2018News & Opinions
Major chemical distributor Univar has announced agreements with DuPont, Chemours and ABITEC Corp.
Dec. 11, 2017News & Opinions
Univar’s wholly owned subsidiaries in Sweden and Norway have agreed to acquire Kemetyl Industrial Chemicals for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is expected to close in early 2018.
Oct. 03, 2017News & Opinions
Chemicals distribution group Univar has acquired Tagma Brasil for an undisclosed sum, expanding its presence in the agricultural market.
Jul. 07, 2017News & Opinions
Major chemical distributor Univar has extended its exclusive agreement in Italy with ester chemistry specialist Hallstar to include five additional countries or regions – Spain, Portugal, Greece, France and the Benelux.
Apr. 03, 2017Topics
In the drive to reach growth objectives, or to maintain and enhance “critical mass”, mergers & acquisitions (M&A) has been a theme for the chemical distribution industry for years. The industry leaders (by size and ...
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