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January 9, 2014
Braskem has defended its offer to buy out the minority shareholders of Solvay Indupa, which was rejected by Argentina’s stock regulator, the Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), on 3 December 2013. In a statement issued on 6 December, the company says it is discussing the issue with CNV in order to find a path forward....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-defends-offer-for-Solvay-Indupa-negotiating-next-move_57754.html
January 9, 2014
Solvay has issued a statement confirming that the planned divestment of the company's 70.59% stake in polyvinyl chloride producer Solvay Indupa to Braskem is moving ahead and does not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-sale-of-Indupa-stake-to-Braskem-is-underway-does-not-depend-on-deal-for-listed-Indupa-shares_57827.html
January 6, 2014
Argentina’s stock regulator, the Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), has rejected Braskem’s bid to acquire the 29.41% of Solvay Indupa that is publicly traded, according to a report by Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Report-Argentina-rejects-Braskems-offer-for-publicly-traded-Solvay-Indupa-shares-corrected_57746.html
January 3, 2014
The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS; Moscow) has fined Siberian Chemical Co. (SCC; Kazan) 123.5 million Russian rubles ($3.7 million) for the company's participation in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Russias-antitrust-authority-fines-an-additional-member-of-S-PVC-price-fixing-cartel_57734.html
December 20, 2013
Solvay has announced an agreement to sell its 70.59% stake in Solvay Indupa (Buenos Aires) to Braskem for $290 million. The deal, which is subject to antitrust approval, will give Braskem a commanding position in South America’s polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-acquires-Solvay-Indupa-for-$290-million_57462.html
December 20, 2013
The business activities of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) will be run jointly by businessman Alain de Krassny and buyout firm OpenGate Capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Court-approves-joint-takeover-of-PVC-firm-Kem-One_57616.html
December 18, 2013
The two remaining takeover bids for debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride producer (PVC) Kem One (Lyon, France) have been merged into one, the company announced today. The Commercial Court of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Kem-Ones-takeover-bids-merged-into-one-final-court-decision-expected-Friday_57484.html
December 17, 2013
Private equity firm OpenGate Capital (Los Angeles) says it  has signed an exclusivity agreement to acquire Benvic, a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounder, from Solvay. Benvic has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Private-equity-firm-signs-agreement-to-buy-Europe-PVC-compounder-from-Solvay_57442.html
December 12, 2013
Two bids have been confirmed for the possible acquisition of debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Kem One (Lyon, France), the company announced today. The Commercial Court...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/French-court-grants-one-week-extension-on-Kem-One-takeover-case-two-bids-confirmed_57315.html
December 5, 2013
BASF announced today that it signed a contract with Kaneka Belgium (Westerlo-Oevel), a subsidiary of Kaneka Corp., to sell its Vinuran polyvinyl chloride (PVC) modifier business. BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/BASF-to-sell-PVC-modifier-business-to-Kaneka-Belgium_57104.html
November 27, 2013
Solvay cut 2016 earnings targets at an investor presentation in London today, citing changes in its portfolio and macroeconomic challenges, particularly in Europe. Solvay now expects...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-cuts-2016-earnings-targets-at-investor-day_56973.html
November 20, 2013
The official receiver of Kem One SAS (Lyon, France), the chlor-alkali and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC) division of Kem One (Lyon), met with the company's staff...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Three-bidders-left-in-race-to-acquire-debt-ridden-PVC-producer-Kem-One_56803.html
November 6, 2013
Petronas Chemicals Group (PCG; Kuala Lumpur) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to divest its interest in Phu My Plastics and Chemical (PMPC) to Asahi Glass and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Petronas-to-sell-Vietnam-PVC-asset-to-Asahi-Glass-and-Mitsubishi-Corp-_56477.html
November 5, 2013
The European Commisison says it has opened an in-depth investigation into the previously announced plans of Solvay and Ineos to merge their chlorvinyls activities in Europe into a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Europe-launches-in-depth-investigation-into-proposed-Solvay-Ineos-chlorvinyls-JV_56455.html
October 10, 2013
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) has launched a biobased polymeric performance additive for recycled polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The I6003rp-branded additive was developed based on data...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Metabolix-launches-biobased-PVC-additive_55810.html
October 10, 2013
The prospects for most chlor-alkali and vinyls producers are not good: over the next 10 years, the global market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) will be oversupplied by an annual average of 18 million m.t., according to analysts at IHS Chemical. However, producers in the United States will be able to maintain profitability, owing to low energy costs resulting from the boom in shale gas development, they say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/IHS-Shale-to-shield-US-chlor-alkali-vinyls-from-huge-global-overcapacity_55798.html
September 26, 2013
The commercial court of Lyon, France, has granted the three bidders for debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon) two additional months to finalize their respective...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Kem-One-bidders-granted-two-more-months-to-finalize-takeover-plans_55449.html
September 25, 2013
Lubrizol will build a chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resin and compounding facility at its Louisville, KY site. Total investment will be $108 million, according to a statement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Lubrizol-to-expand-chlorinated-PVC-at-Louisville-KY-site_55441.html
September 23, 2013
Three bidders remain in the race for the takeover of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) after the extended submission period, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Three-bidders-remain-for-French-PVC-producer-Kem-One_55356.html
September 17, 2013
Ineos and Solvay have submitted an application for competition clearance to the European Commission for the companies' planned 50-50 vinyls joint venture, the companies announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-Solvay-submit-PVC-JV-clearance-application-to-European-Commission_55207.html
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