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BASF Eyeing Acquisitions

3:51 AM MDT | July 30, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

BASF is considering taking over Cognis, Rockwood, and W.R. Grace, according to a Financial Times report. BASF did not comment on the companies mentioned in the article, but it is always “looking for acquisitions that meet certain criteria,” a company spokesperson says. BASF is actively looking in all regions and all industries for potential acquisition targets, the spokesperson says. BASF competes with Grace in the catalyst market. BASF will announce second-quarter earnings results...

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