Sasol writes down O&S value pre-sale

Newmarch, Jocelyn
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports on the depreciation of the value of the Olefins & Surfactants business of energy and petrochemicals group Sasol. Increased oil and energy costs have depressed the operating performance of O&S and, as a result, reduced the potential value of the business. According to the company, it was still determined to sell the business as it is not sufficiently vertically integrated or adequately linked to its proprietary technology.


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