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PPG to acquire majority stake in aerospace and automotive sealants business of LJF

9:00 AM MST | January 30, 2015 | Robert Westervelt

Le Joint Français (LJF), owned by Total’s Hutchinson Group (Paris) subsidiary, has been a long-term licensee of PPG’s aerospace sealant technology....


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Solvay divests German refrigerant business to Daikin

Solvay announced today that it has agreed to sell its German-based refrigerant business and pharma propellants to Daikin. The move forms part of Solvay’s special chemicals global business unit switching focus toward selective high value-added...

EU conditionally approves GSK-Novartis deals

The European Commission said on Wednesday that it has cleared both GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) proposed acquisition of Novartis's vaccines business and the proposed creation of an entity combining the consumer health activities of GSK and Novartis. The...

Sasol sells candles business to Lion Match

Sasol said on Monday that it reached an agreement to divest its Price’s Candles business to Lion Match. Sasol has owned the Price’s Candles, one of South Africa’s best-known brands, since 2002. Price’s Candles makes candles at its...

Rogers Corp. completes acquisition of specialty silicones firm for $157 million

Wrapping up a deal that was announced in December 2014, Rogers Corp. (Rogers, CT) has closed on the transaction to acquire Arlon (Santa Ana, CA) from Handy & Harman (White Plains, NY) for approximately $157.0 million, subject to final net working capital...

Sika board seeks to strip family of power to sell control of firm to Saint-Gobain

The battle between the Sika (Baar, Switzerland) management and the company’s controlling shareholders, the Burkard-Schenker family, has taken a new turn, with a statement from the Sika board that the family’s voting rights should be restricted to...

BP to divest Amsterdam oil terminal

BP said on Thursday that it intends to sell its 950,000-cubic meter capacity oil storage terminal in Amsterdam, which it has owned and operated since 1997. The terminal acts as an international trading hub for supplying fuels to and from Europe. It also...

Clariant acquires stake in Brazilian health- and personal-care firm Beraca

Clariant said today that it is acquiring a 30% stake in the health- and personal-care business of Beraca (São Paulo), a leading provider of natural and organic ingredients, with the possibility of raising this to a majority stake in the future. The...

Sika enters talks to acquire epoxy, PU polymer formulations specialist

Sika (Baar, Switzerland) has entered exclusive talks with management and shareholders of Axson Technologies (Saint-Ouen l'Aumône, France) to acquire Axson, Sika announced today. Axson specializes in epoxy and polyurethane (PU) polymer formulations for...

Tasnee signs financing agreement to fund acquisition of additional shares in Cristal

National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) said today that it signed an Islamic Murabaha financing agreement for 1.2 billion Saudi riyals ($319.4 million) with each the Riyadh Bank and the Saudi British Bank. The agreement has a competitive floating-rate...

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