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June 21, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Grupo Alfa's DAK Americas subsidiary has agreed to buy Wellman's PET business for $185 million. In other M&A news, Russia's two biggest potash...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-13-17_35660.html
June 16, 2011
Editor's note: I will be out of the office tomorrow, so here's an early, if abbreviated, news round-up.   This Week on CW:   At Chemspec 2011 in Geneva, fine chemicals makers...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-16_35574.html
June 13, 2011
Topping the headlines this week, PQ Corp., a silicates producer, is reportedly planning an IPO.   In M&A, Brenntag has agreed to acquire Zhong Yung Chemical, a Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-6-10_35497.html
June 10, 2011
This Week on CW:   At FECC 2011 this week in Vienna, chemical distributors discussed changes due to industry consolidation and saw opportunities in life sciences.   PQ Corp....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-10_35471.html
June 6, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Ashland is acquiring International Specialty Products for $3.2 billion.   That wasn't the only big M&A deal last week, as Sealed Air agreed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-31-June-3_35310.html
June 3, 2011
This Week on CW:   Ashland has announced plans to buy International Specialty Products for $3.2 billion, in a deal that will make Ashland more specialty-focused.   Sealed Air...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-3_35283.html
May 31, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, experts are optimistic about the state of the M&A and financial markets, especially with regard to chemical companies.   In M&A news...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-23-27_35197.html
May 27, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF announced plans to build a major TDI plant at Antwerp or Ludwigshafen by 2014.   Huntsman has signed a license agreement with Chinese firm Yantai...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-27_35157.html
May 27, 2011
We're not back to the good – or bad, depending on your perspective – old days of 2006 and 2007 in the M&A and capital markets, but we've come a very long way from the depths of two years ago. Such a long way, in fact, that I've heard talk of a new bubble....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Dangerous-Territory_35155.html
May 27, 2011
Michael Sison, managing director at KeyBanc Capital Markets, sat down with CW to discuss first-quarter earnings earlier this week. Sison was optimistic that recent strong results can...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Talking-Earnings_35141.html
May 23, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Danisco has accepted DuPont's revised $6.4 billion offer, and DuPont is reorganizing in light of the deal. In other M&A news, Lindsay Goldberg, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-16-20_35007.html
May 20, 2011
This Week on CW:   DuPont's increased bid for Danisco, which values the company at $6.4 billion, has succeeded.   In the wake of the deal, DuPont is forming two new business...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-20_34976.html
May 20, 2011
Both Georgia Gulf and Omnova mentioned an anticipated housing recovery in their presentations at yesterday's Houlihan Lokey Global Industrials Conference here in New York. With...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Counting-on-the-Old-Normal_34962.html
May 16, 2011
Editor's note: From now on, the finance digest will run on Mondays. Topping the headlines last week, earnings are beating forecasts at most major chemical firms in both North America...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-9-13_34885.html
May 13, 2011
This Week on CW: M&G is the latest company to announce new construction plans on the Gulf Coast, in the form of a world-scale PET and PTA facility. DuPont, meanwhile, is investing...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-13_34865.html
May 6, 2011
This Week on CW: BASF reports a 28% rise in earnings as former CFO Kurt Bock takes the helm as CEO. IHS, the parent company of Chemical Week, has acquired CMAI. Danisco's board...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-6_34680.html
May 4, 2011
Editor's note: This is our new round-up of major financial and economic news that affects the chemical industry. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions or tips please email...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-April-25-29_34546.html
April 29, 2011
This Week on CW: It's earnings season, and the results have been strong all-around. Dow's earnings jumped 31% on price and demand improvement. ExxonMobil Chemical posted $1.5 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-April-29_34473.html
April 28, 2011
Mitsubishi Chemical is studying working with Genomatica on a biobased butanediol joint venture. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (not to be confused with Mitsubishi Chemical) and two...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-Up-April-28_34458.html
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