Distribution mergers hit all-time high last year

Burridge, Elaine
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports on the economic performance of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the chemical distribution market in 2006. M&A activity is expected to feature strongly again in 2007 and four deals have already been announced, including Brenntag's purchase of Saint Lawrence Chemical and IMCD's acquisition of Sopp C&K Vertrieb.


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