TITLE

M&A goes fever-pitch

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Dede; Baker, John
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the merger and acquisition (M&A) activities of German chemical companies. In the first half of 2006, German M&A activity increased by 75% to $170 billion, and chemical companies have been very much at the center of this developments. Up to July, transactions successfully concluded saw BASF tucking U.S. catalyst manufacturer Engelhard -- and several other companies -- under its belt and Bayer wresting fellow drug maker Schering from the clutches of another German rival, Merck.
ACCESSION #
22388336

 

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