IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America

India's Gulf Oil to buy Houghton International for $1.05 billion

9:25 AM MST | November 7, 2012 | Vincent Valk

Gulf Oil Corporation (Hyderabad, India) has agreed to buy specialty chemical manufacturer Houghton International (Valley Forge, PA) from private equity firm AEA Investors (New York) for $1.05 billion, the company says. Houghton recoreded $858 million in sales and $132 million in Ebitda for the 12 months ended 30 September, Gulf says.   Gulf, a lubricants and industrial explosives maker, is controlled by the Hinduja Group (Hyderabad, India), a conglomerate run by the billionaire Hinduja brothers. Houghton makes lubricants, oils, and other specialty chemicals...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa