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Chemical Finance Digest, Feb. 6-10

3:48 PM MST | February 13, 2012 | Vincent Valk

Topping the headlines last week, Indorama Ventures has agreed to acquire the chemical assets of Old World Industries for $795 million. The assets include the largest ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol production facility in the U.S. at Clear Lake, TX.   In earnings news, commodity firms, including Dow Chemical and Celanese, reported often-disappointing results due to destocking and European economic weakness. LyondellBasell also swung to a loss on destocking. Specialty firms, meanwhile, generally beat analyst expectations.   In other M&A news, Mexichem...

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