REINACH, Switzerland , July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications.
The transaction includes BASF’s manufacturing unit at Ankleshwar, India, where approximately 100 people are currently employed.Read more
LONDON, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Synthomer plc ("Synthomer" or the "Company"), a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with OMNOVA Solutions Inc. ("OMNOVA"), which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of OMNOVA.Read more
BEACHWOOD, OH, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company, for $10.15 per share in cash. The Company also reported its second quarter fiscal 2019 earnings, which included the 10th consecutive quarter of year-over-year volume growth in its Specialty Solutions segment.Read more
DARIEN, CT, July 1, 2019 (Business Wire) -Genesee & Wyoming Inc., together with Brookfield Infrastructure, GIC and Brookfield Infrastructure’s institutional partners (together referred to as the “Consortium”), are announcing an agreement pursuant to which affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC will acquire G&W in a transaction valued at approximately $8.4 billion including debt (the “Transaction”). The Transaction will result in G&W becoming a privately held company.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, May 1, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Holdings plc (“Tronox” or the “Company”), the world’s largest vertically integrated producer of titanium dioxide pigment, today announced it has completed the sale of the North American titanium dioxide (“TiO2“) business of The National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (“Cristal”) to INEOS Enterprises, a division of INEOS, for the purchase price of approximately $700 million.Read more
ESSEN, Germany, May 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag ,the global market leader in chemical distribution, has acquired Marlin Company, Inc., located in Lenoir, North Carolina, USA. The company provides custom chemical blending and packaging services for liquid and powder products to a large portfolio of customers in the chemical industry in the Mid-South region. The acquisition of Marlin Company, Inc. further strengthens the value-added service strategy as well as mixing and blending business of Brenntag North America.Read more
DUEREN, Germany, April 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Heimbach and AstenJohnson are planning to merge their Paper Machine Clothing (PMC) and Advanced Fabric business. Please note that the Heimbach Technical Textiles business (TTX) will not be part of the transaction.Read more