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M&A: The market’s missing pieces

11:55 AM MDT | March 12, 2013 | —Vincent Valk

Chemical sector M&A activity slipped in 2012 as economic uncertainty and a scarcity of available quality assets dragged down volumes despite favorable market conditions. Strong conditions remain, however, and activity should rise in 2013. The year 2012 was an unusual one for the chemicals M&A market since low CEO confidence and a lack of quality assets for sale undermined a market awash in cash and easy financing. However, bankers expect activity to rebound in 2013, especially in the second half, as CEO confidence improves and divestiture activity picks...

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