Akzo Nobel and Organon break up

Robinson, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the planned separation of Akzo Nobel and Organon into two independent businesses. Akzo Nobel intends to sell its 20-30% stake of its Organon Biosciences through an initial public offering in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Akzo chairman Hans Wijers believes that the presentation of Extraordinary General Meeting with shareholders is one step towards the separation.


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