M&A goes fever-pitch

Williams, Dede; Baker, John
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p32
Trade Publication
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.


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