Talking up M&A

Baker, John
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p28
Trade Publication
The article looks at the driving factors behind the mergers and acquisition (M&A) in the chemicals sector since 2005, in terms of both the number of deals and their aggregate value. Industry experts believe that the ongoing industry restructuring and the desire to realize better stock market valuations lie behind much of the activity. But others stressed the easy availability of money as driving current interest in M&A.


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