SNPE looks for fine chems exit

Gibson, Jane
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the options being considered by French explosives and chemical firm SNPE for its fine chemicals division. It has commissioned a banking group to examine disposal or partnership options for its fine chemicals division. The division, which had revenues of € 209 million in 2005 and makes up 27% of the group's overall sales, comprises chemicals for pharmaceuticals, agro-chemicals and intermediates.


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