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January 27, 2011Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), agreeing the framework for the design and future operation of a previously announced...
January 19, 2011AXA Private Equity (Paris) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Novacap (Lyon, France) from Bain Capital for about €240 million. The exact size of the stake was not...
January 7, 2011Axa Private Equity (Paris) is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Novacap (Lyon, France) from Bain Capital, French financial journal l'Agefi says. Bain put Novacap up for sale last...
September 24, 2010Private equity firm Bain Capital is preparing to put Novacap (Lyon, France) up for sale, reports say. Bain acquired Novacap from Rhodia in 2002. Novacap has three businesses: Novacarb...
January 4, 2010The jv would likely be completed in 2013....
December 10, 2009The deals formalize plans that were announced recently....
November 13, 2009Mitsui Chemicals plans to raise Y64.3 billion ($712 million) through a public share offering to help fund expansion in China, according to a filing with Japan's Finance Ministry. The...
November 2, 2009Mitsui Chemicals and Sinopec say they have "reached a fundamental agreement" to build a world-scale phenol and acetone complex as well as an ethylene-propylene-diene...
September 3, 2009Ineos Phenol, an Ineos subsidiary, says that China’s National Development Reform Commission (NDRC; Beijing) has re-approved its previously announced investment for a...
September 19, 2008Prices PHENOL U.S.: 74-76 cts/lb, September contracts EUROPE: €1.25-€1.35/lb September contracts ASIA: $1.60-$1.80/kg, September contracts Outlook Global phenol consumption...
January 24, 2008Akzo Nobel has opened a "landmark" powder coatings manufacturing facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new site, located in Jebel Ali, offers a full range of...
January 3, 2008Domestic or overseas partners may be sought....
August 6, 2007Ineos Phenol, an Ineos subsidiary, says it has received approval from the Chinese authorities for a previously announced project to build a phenol-acetone complex at Zhangjiagang...
July 31, 2007EPA has released its list of 73 proposed substances it plans to test for potential to disrupt the endocrine system, which is associated with some neurological and developmental health...
July 30, 2007Sabic has placed two more orders for downstream units that will form part of the company’s $10-billion Saudi Kayan project at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia (CW, Feb. 7, p. 19)...
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