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Global M&A Snaps Back, A Strong 2011 Expected

2:43 PM MST | March 1, 2011 | —robert westervelt and vincent valk

Overall value and volumes are below the frenzied levels of 2007 but chemical M&A is active again. Some $36 billion in chemical deals were completed in 2010, up 44% from 2009, says Peter Young, president of Young & Partners (Y&P; New York). The number of deals completed in 2010 was 64, more than double 2009 levels ( chart). The Y&P data reflects deals valued at more than $25 million. Activity remains below the average levels of the past ten years. The volume of deals completed was typically in a range of 80-90/year in 2000-2010 with a peak of 99...

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