IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Viewpoint

M&A Ends Its Holiday

6:34 PM MST | December 27, 2010

The end of 2010 has brought a flurry of activity, as industry merger and acquisition (M&A) recovers from its worst slump in recent memory. Yule Catto (Harlow, U.K.) last week agreed to acquire PolymerLatex (Marl, Germany) from private equity firm TowerBrook Capital Partners (London) for €443 million ( p. 6). Lanxess won the bidding for DSM’s elastomers unit for €310 million ( p. 11). Among private equity firms, Bain Capital (Boston) signed a deal for chemical distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) ( p. 11) while Arsenal Capital capped a couple of adhesives...

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 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 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

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 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