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January 20, 2012
This Week on CW:   PPG and H.B. Fuller both reported earnings increases, mostly due to higher sales. PPG’s fourth-quarter net income rose 5% to $216 million, while H.B...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-20_40679.html
January 16, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, Westlake has made a $1.1 billion unsolicited bid to by rival vinyls maker Georgia Gulf. The bid values Georgia Gulf at $30/share, 22% higher than the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Jan-9-13_40503.html
January 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Westlake Chemical has launched a $1.1 billion unsolicited bid for rival vinyls maker Georgia Gulf. The purchase price represents a 51% premium on Georgia’...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-13_40449.html
January 10, 2012
In this week’s print issue, I reported on the moderately positive outlook for chemicals sector earnings. Most analysts agree that growth will slow for most companies, but they...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/A-Not-So-Bad-Year_40364.html
January 9, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, early earnings mostly looked good. Monsanto’s net income rose 140% on growth in seed sales in Latin America. A. Schulman’s net income was...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Jan-2-6_40340.html
January 6, 2012
This Week on CW:   With the redesign of our magazine and website officially launched, we took a look back at the biggest stories of 2011.   Monsanto’s fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-6_40300.html
January 5, 2012
As 2012 begins, we take a look back at the industry's biggest stories from the year that was....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/The-Top-Ten-Stories-of-2011_40226.html
December 23, 2011
This Week on CW:   H.B. Fuller has acquired Forbo Group’s industrial adhesives business for $394 million, in a deal that will enhance Fuller’s exposure to China and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-23_40016.html
December 21, 2011
After working on CW’s first-ever ranking of institutional investors in the chemical industry, it was rather interesting to go to a Societie de Chimie Industrielle meeting last...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Investing_39982.html
December 20, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Apollo Management announced plans to acquire Taminco from another private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners. Apollo beat out several other private...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Dec-12-16_39953.html
December 16, 2011
This Week on CW:   Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire alkylamines maker Taminco from CVC Capital Partners, another private equity firm, for $1.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-16_39892.html
December 16, 2011
At Solutia’s investor day here in New York City, the company announced a new dividend and issued its 2012 earnings guidance. That was the big news, but CEO Jeffry Quinn had some...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Solutia-Investor-Day-Outtakes_39884.html
December 12, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, some of the industry’s biggest companies revised their earnings guidance. DuPont cut its fourth-quarter earnings outlook by about 21%-26% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Dec-5-9_39710.html
December 9, 2011
This Week on CW: Output growth in German chemical industry is expected to slow to 1% during 2012, according to industry association VCI (Frankfurt). The slowdown was widely predicated...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-9_39688.html
December 5, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Ecolab and Nalco closed their $8.3-billion merger, which values Nalco at $38.80/share. Ecolab will issue 68.3 million new shares to fund part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Nov-28-Dec-2_39513.html
December 2, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF is targeting an 80% increase in sales by 2020, to $153 billion. Development and sale of sustainable products and expansion into emerging markets are...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-2_39481.html
November 21, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, biobased succinic acid maker BioAmber has filed for an IPO worth up to $150 million. The size and stake of the deal, which follows several other...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Nov-14-18_39231.html
November 15, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, the latest earnings reports continued to be mixed, though this time with more bad than good. Arkema’s net income fell 16%, while...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Nov-7-11_39038.html
November 11, 2011
This Week on CW: Celanese CEO David Weidman has announced plans to retire in April of next year. Weidman will be replaced by Mark Rohr, executive chairman and former CEO of Albemarle...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Nov-11_39015.html
October 31, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, third-quarter at U.S. basic and diversified firms earnings were generally solid despite slowing growth. The story was similar elsewhere. In Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Oct-24-28_38724.html
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